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Degenerative Aortic Stenosis


Degenerative Aortic Stenosis

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Melanie Sulistio, MD, Kathryn Eubank, MD
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
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The UT Southwestern SAGE Aortic Stenosis module is self-directed learning of degenerative aortic stenosis in the elderly. After completion of the program, medical students will have reviewed the disease, patient presentation, physical exam and treatment of aortic stenosis.

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After completion of the aortic stenosis module, learners will be able to describe:

  • anatomy and physiology of aortic stenosis
  • patient symptoms of aortic stenosis
  • diagnosis of aortic stenosis
  • treatment of aortic stenosis
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Author:  Melane Sulistio, MD

Geriatrician:  Kathryn Eubank, MD

Medical Illustrator: Lindsay Oksenberg, MA

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Estimated time to complete: 
45 minutes
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No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
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Submitted by medagogue on

Wonderful module. I wish there had been talk about which replacement option is preferred in the elderly. Is TAVR preferred over a regular replacement and if so, why or why not. Thanks, Dr. Silvey