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Texas Heart Institute Grand Rounds | Eric Krieger, MD | There Ain’t No Such Thing as a Free Lunch: Valve Disease, Anticoagulation and Pregnancy [Virtual Only Event]

May 27, 2022 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT

Eric Krieger, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Seattle Adult Congenital Heart Service
Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Fellowship
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle Children’s Hospital

Dr. Krieger will discuss pregnancy in women with valvular heart disease with attention on management of women with mechanical heart valves and anticoagulation strategies. He will also discuss the impact our style of counseling has on patient understanding of risk.

At the conclusion of the activity a participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the impact of valvular heart disease on pregnancy outcomes.
  2. Access the risks of different anticoagulation strategies for mechanical heart valves in pregnancy.
  3. Illustrate how the language we use in patient counseling impacts patient understanding of risk and decision making.

Dr. Eric Krieger has nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Planning Committee has nothing to disclose relevant to this program.
The THI CME Staff has nothing to disclose relevant to this program.
The Program Reviewers has nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Texas Heart Institute Grand Rounds is an esteemed tradition that attracts leading experts from around the world each year. Texas Heart Institute Grand Rounds is hosted in the Denton A. Cooley Auditorium at 6770 Bertner Avenue in Houston, TX.

Series attendees include Cardiology Fellows and Faculty, members of the Departments of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Surgery, as well as visitors from other clinical and teaching institutions in the Texas Medical Center. We live broadcast Grand Rounds for online viewing on any desktop computer or mobile device.

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Accreditation and Credit Designation

Texas Heart Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council or Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Texas Heart Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Questions? Contact CME@texasheart.org


May 27, 2022
12:00 pm —1:00 pm


The Texas Heart Institute
6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030 United States