Surgical Training for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Filmed at the STS Structural Heart Symposium in Chicago, Illinois, David Fullerton of the University of Colorado Denver moderates a discussion on surgical training for transcatheter aortic valve replacement. He is joined by J. James Edelman of the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., Anita R. Krueger of UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, Tom C. Nguyen of the University of Texas Memorial Hermann Medical Center in Houston, Texas, and Tsuyoshi Kaneko of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. They discuss ways for cardiothoracic surgeons to gain experience in transcatheter-based valve treatment through residency, fellowships, and other training opportunities.