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Impact of Preexisting and New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation on Outcomes after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions November 2019)
Description

Pre-existing and new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) are associated with poor outcomes. This study evaluates impact of new-onset and pre-existing AF on TAVR long-term outcomes compared with patients without AF. 

Editors

JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions Editor-in-Chief
David J. Moliterno, MD, FACC

JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions CME Editor
Michael C. McDaniel, MD

Authors

Amgad Mentias, MD, MSC
Mary Vaughan Sarrazin, PHD

CME Information

Target Audience

JACC Journal CME/MOC/ECME is intended for physicians who treat patients with cardiovascular disease.

Important Dates

Date of Release: November 4, 2019
Term of Approval/Date of CME/MOC/ECME Expiration: November 3, 2020

Learner Objectives
After reading this article the reader should be able to:

  • Describe the incidence of new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with no history of AF undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).
  • Discuss the effect of new-onset AF on clinical outcomes after TAVR.
  • Discuss the effect of pre-existing AF on clinical outcomes after TAVR.

Method of Participation and Claiming Credit
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Available Nov 04, 2019 to Nov 03, 2020
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: 1 CME Credit
1 ECME Credit
1 MOC Credit
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