Heart Valve Society (HVS)
Spring 2021 Twitter
Vinod Thourani, MD, HVS President Vinod Thourani, MD
HVS President

Dear HVS Members,

We are very excited to share with you that our Highlights of Heart Valve virtual meeting was extremely successful and well received – if you joined, thank you for taking part, if you missed it, please know you can still view all the recorded content by visiting our website. Our 4-hour program is available which features sessions on Aortic Valve, Mitral Valve, Tricuspid Valve and Proximal Aorta. In addition, there are 65 on demand abstract presentations you can view at your leisure. More


The Heart Valve Society

Global Heart Hub
Global Heart Hub is an alliance of heart disease patient organisations across the world. They aim to raise awareness and understanding of heart diseases by sharing up-to-date information on treatment guidelines, best practices and patient experiences across the world. Global Heart Hub has recently partnered with The Health Policy Partnership, an independent health policy research organisation, to develop a report aiming to raise stakeholder awareness of heart valve disease across Europe. We are happy to share some informitaon for those who are interested: Read More
Aortic Valve Research Network Aortic Valve Research Network

The Aortic Valve Research Network aims to optimize care for all patients with aortic valve disease, among others through the international prospective HVS Aortic Valve Database... More
Invitation letter for a retrospective clinical study (CAUTION Registry/Study)

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to invite you to participate at the CAUTION Registry/Study. Please, find herewith enclosed the summary of the study. CAUTION Registry/Study is a retrospective data collection on patient affected by mechanical complication of the acute myocardial infarction (AMI)... More
Michael Borger & team
Michael Borger & team
Leipzig Cardiac Surgery Team - June 2014
Leipzig Cardiac Surgery Team - June 2014

Michael Borger is the Director of the University Clinic for Cardiac Surgery at the Leipzig Heart Center, one of the largest cardiac surgery centers in Europe. He took over the position in 2017 from his friend and mentor, Fred Mohr. He finished his cardiac surgery training and PhD in 2001 in Toronto, Canada, under the mentorship of Tirone David... More
Structural Heart Journal The “mini-symposium” Alternative Access in TAVR and Mechanical Support contains 3 papers in total: two reviews (Vinod Thourani is senior author on the first one) and one original research paper. Visit the link to check it out!

As a reminder, HVS members with up to date dues receive an online subscription to our official journal, Structural Heart – The Journ, al of the Heart Team. Structural Heart publishes international research on the diagnosis and treatment of disea, ses of the heart valves, myocardium, great vessels, and congenital heart disease.

Click here to view most cited articles!
There are a number of benefits of being a member of The Heart Valve Society (HVS) which will include: reduced registration at the HVS Annual Meeting; opportunities to build a global network through societal events and communications; opportunities to serve on HVS Committees and Working Groups as they develop; and access to the HVS electronic member directory. In addition, HVS members with up to date dues receive an online subscription to our official journal, Structural Heart.

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Calendar of Events
EACTS 2021
13-16 October 2021
Barcelona, Spain

HVS 2022
3-5 March 2022
Miami, Florida
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