Research Alert: Early Surgery for Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis

Asymptomatic patients with aortic valve stenosis and their medical teams are often confused about timing aortic valve surgery. While cardiologists and surgeons have traditionally waited for the onset of symptoms to recommend surgery, new research is challenging that approach with a more aggressive therapeutic strategy. Watch this video with Dr. Joanna Chikwe, Chair of Cardiac Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, to learn more about this very important consideration. (Video posted on February 15, 2023)

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Dr. Joanna Chikwe

Chair, Cardiac Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

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