Clinical Cardiology 1211 - Clinical Cardiology Alert - Nov 01, 2008

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the cardiologist.


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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

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

Peer Reviewer
Andrew J. Boyle, MBBS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Interventional Cardiology
University of California
San Francisco

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


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  • Management of Type B Aortic Dissection
  • Appropriate Utilization of EMS Services
  • Discordant Results of Exercise Echo and ECG
  • Esophageal Injury during RF Ablation Procedures
  • Best Medical Therapy vs Revascularization for Stable Angina: The Beat Goes on!


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

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