The 2022 Taipei Valve Summit was again held online, providing an opportunity for medical professionals from around the world to participate in the latest discussions on valvular heart diseases. The key topics of the meeting included the latest progress in transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR or TAVI), the treatment of patients with aortic insufficiency, and the interventional treatment of other transcatheter valves. The conference invited leading experts in cardiology and surgery, including international masters such as Professor Jian Ye, Dr. Jeffery Popma, Dr. Michael J. Reardon, Dr. Vinayak Bapat, Dr. Nguyen Van Phan, and Dr. Taweesak Chotivatanapong to share their latest research, treatment methods, and future development trends. In addition to keynote speeches and lectures, the conference also included interactive discussions and workshops, allowing for in-depth exchanges and collaborations among participants.
The online format allows for a broader audience to participate and learn from the international experts in attendance. It was great to see that the conference organizers adapted to the challenges of the pandemic and found a way to continue providing important education and training opportunities for medical professionals.