Redefining the management of mitral regurgitation: Transcatheter therapies
Dr Vazir’s talk focuses on the management of mitral regurgitation in primary care and the associated risks of the condition, such as heart failure.
He provides guidance on the early diagnosis and treatment options available for both young and elderly patients, as well as the relevance of timely intervention.
His talk also highlights the novel transcatheter therapies available and how these have introduced a new treatment protocol for the management of the condition.
- Incidence and aetiology of mitral regurgitation.
- When to refer patients to a specialist.
- Early diagnosis, using tools available in primary care.
- Review of related cases studies.
Dr Ali Vazir is a specialist in cardiac surgery, cardiomyopathy, heart failure and valve intervention such as the MitraClip procedure, as well as sleep disordered breathing and ultrafiltration.
In addition to his clinical work, he is an investigator on clinical trials for novel drugs and therapies for heart failure and cardiovascular disease, as well as the research of novel echocardiography techniques.
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