The latest advances in mitral valve repair and replacement include a shift toward the transseptal platform. Four leading experts discuss how catheter-based techniques will re-emulate the gold standard for mitral valve surgery, the important role of 3D Echo technology, the need for transseptal puncture skills, and navigating the local politics.
Gorav Ailawadi, MD (moderator) – University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Vinay Badhwar, MD – West Virginia University, Morgantown
T. Sloan Guy, MD, MBA – Weill Cornell/New York Presbyterian Hospital
Stephen F. Bolling, MD – University of Michigan