#64: STS Summer Series: SAVR vs. TAVR: Controversial Cases and Insights from the Experts

July 17, 2020

In this episode of the STS Summer Series, Gorav Ailawadi, MD, MBA, and Tsuyoshi Kaneko, MD, moderate a panel of cardiothoracic surgeons and cardiologists as they review challenging cases of aortic stenosis and debate the merits of SAVR vs. TAVR as the preferred treatment. Cases include patients with bicuspid aortic valve, failed surgical bioprosthesis, small annulus, and concomitant coronary disease. Panelists include: Vinayak N. Bapat, MD, Adam B. Greenbaum, MD, Molly Szerlip, MD, and Vinod H. Thourani, MD.