Clinical Cardiology 1110 - Clinical Cardiology Alert - Oct 01, 2007

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the cardiologist.

Accreditation:

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Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty

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

Editorial Board Member
John P. DiMarco, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Peer Reviewer
Rakesh Mishra, MD, FACC
Berkeley Cardiovascular Medical Group
Berkeley, CA

Author
Andrew Boyle, MBBS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Interventional Cardiology
University of California
San Francisco, CA.

Subjects:

  • Warfarin vs Aspirin for Atrial Fibrillation in the Elderly
  • Medicine Compliance and Survival in Heart Failure
  • Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Detection of Diastolic Dysfunction
  • Aortic Root Size in Athletes
  • Bradycardia Pacing Induced VT/VF
  • Significance of Short QT Intervals
  • Weekly Statins

Objectives:

  • to present the latest information regarding diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease
  • to discuss the pros and cons of these interventions, as well as possible complications
  • to discuss the pros, cons, and cost-effectiveness of new and traditional diagnostic tests
  • to 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. Editorial board member John P. DiMarco, MD, PhD is a consultant for Novartis, and does research for Medtronic and Guidant. The peer reviewer, Rakesh Mishra, MD, FACC reports no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, or other financial relationship with any company related to this field of study. Author Andrew Boyle, MBBS, PhD reports no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, or other financial relationship with any company related to this field of study.

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