Bioprostheses Durability vs. Treatability: Considerations in Valve Replacement

Danny Dvir, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, specializes in valve-in-valve replacement therapy. This lecture covers valves in clinical practice: mechanical / biological, structural valve degeneration after SAVR/TAVR, limitations of VinV and novel strategies, and durability vs. treatability of bioprostheses.