- Dr Victoria Delgado
Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital, Barcelona, ES
Dr Victoria Delgado is a board certified cardiologist with specific expertise in multimodality imaging, Assistant professor of Cardiology at the Leiden University Medical Center. For the past 13 years, she has been actively performing research in the field of cardiac mechanics and underlying pathophysiological mechanisms of heart failure in various cardiac diseases, particularly in valvular heart disease and coronary artery disease.
Victoria has been board member of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (councillor and chair of scientific documents), task force member of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines, member of the ESC Guidelines committee and Congress Programme Committee and currently ESC board member. Furthermore, she is an associate editor of Circulation and Journal of American Society of Echocardiography.
- Describe the challenges with lifetime management in severe AS in both a SAVR and TAVI-first scenario
- Summarise clinical evidence for TAVI in low surgical risk patients
- Recall different guideline recommendations for SAVR and TAVI approaches
- Assimilate current clinical knowledge with patient preferences when formulating treatment plans for severe AS patient