Podcast Episode 3 – The Collaborative Referral

In the third instalment of the TAVI Talk podcast series, Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Karim Ratib from Royal Stoke University Hospital and Dr. Andrew Epstein, Cardiologist from Wye Valley NHS Trust discuss their Aortic Stenosis Management Service for best patient outcome.

TAVI Talk Latest Episode – The Collaborative Referral

Part 1: Communication is Key

In this episode of TAVI Talk hear about:

  • Best practice referral for patients with Aortic Stenosis
  • Importance of communication
  • Local patient workup

Part 2: Those “Grey” areas

In this episode of TAVI Talk hear about:

  • Specific patient examples to identify the right patient to refer for TAVI
  • The holistic approach to patient care for better quality and quantity of life


Dr. Andrew Epstein
Wye Valley NHS Trust

Dr. Karim Ratib
Royal Stoke University Hospital

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