Clinical Cardiology 1003 - Clinical Cardiology Alert - Mar 01, 2006

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the cardiologist.


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Credit Designation:

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Physician Editor
Michael H. Crawford, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief of Clinical Cardiology
University of California
San Francisco

Peer Reviewer
Rakesh Mishra, MD, FACC
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Medical College
Cornell University
Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork Presbyterian Hospital

Editorial Board Members
Jonathan Abrams, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of New Mexico

John DiMarco, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of Virginia


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  • Rescue Angioplasty: The REACT Trial
  • Value of Electrophysiologic Testing in Post MI Patients with Low EF
  • Outcomes After ICD Placement
  • Troponin vs CKMB in ACS
  • Erectile Dysfunction and Subsequent Cardiovascular Disease


  • present the latest information regarding diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease
  • discuss the pros and cons of these interventions, as well as possible complications
  • discuss the pros, cons, and cost-effectiveness of new and traditional diagnostic tests
  • present current data regarding outpatient care of cardiac patients.

Financial Disclosure:

Clinical Cardiology Alert's physician editor, Michael H. Crawford, MD, is on the speaker’s bureau for Pfizer.

Peer Reviewer, Rakesh Mishra, MD, reports no financial relationship relevant to this field of study.

Editorial board member Jonathan Abrams, MD serves on the speaker's bureau for Merck, Pfizer, and Parke-Davis.

Editorial board member John P. DiMarco, MD, PhD is a consultant for Novartis, and does research for Medtronic and Guidant.

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