Feb 19, 2018
Get the latest on valvular heart disease: TAVR vs SAVR, choice of valve type, rheumatic heart disease, antibiotic prophylaxis for endocarditis, who needs an echocardiogram, and anticoagulation goals with tips from cardiologist, Dr Eli Gelfand, Section Chief of General Cardiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Correspondent Dr Kate Grant joins us for this conversation w/Dr Gelfand about his common sense approach to the evaluation and management of valvular heart disease.
Written by Kate Grate, MD and Matthew Watto, MD.
Full show notes available at http://thecurbsiders.com/podcast
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