Clinical Cardiology 1202 - Clinical Cardiology Alert - Feb 01, 2008

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the cardiologist.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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 Members
John P. DiMarco, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville

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

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

Subjects:

  • Timing of Catheterization in NSTE-ACS
  • Long-Term Outcomes with Bare Metal Stents
  • VT Ablation to Reduce ICD Shocks
  • Stroke and Infective Endocarditis
  • Patent Foramen Ovale and Cryptogenic Stroke
  • Childhood Obesity — A Looming Disaster

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. Author Andrew Boyle, MBBS, PhD and peer reviewer, Rakesh Mishra, MD, reports no consultant, stockholder, speaker's bureau, or other financial relationship with any company related to this field of study.

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