Clinical Cardiology 1503 - Clinical Cardiology Alert - Mar 01, 2011

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

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

Managing Editor
Leslie Hamlin

Executive Editor
Russ Underwood

Editorial Board Members
Andrew J. Boyle, MBBS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Interventional Cardiology
University of California
San Francisco

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

Peer Reviewer
Ethan Weiss, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology and CVRI
University of California, San Francisco

Subjects:

  • Eplerenone Use for Mild Symptomatic Heart Failure?
  • Performing Cardioversion: Dabigatran Therapy vs. Warfarin
  • Five-year Follow-up of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
  • Prosthetic Valve Thrombosis — Urgent Surgery or Thrombolysis?
  • Anomalous Coronary Arteries from the Opposite Coronary Sinus: Similar Long-term Outcomes from Medical or Surgical Treatment

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 Editor, Michael H. Crawford, MD, is a speaker for Astra-Zenica. Editorial board members John P. DiMarco, MD, PhD and John P. DiMarco, MD, PhD , and peer reviewer, Ethan Weiss, MD, report no financial relationship relevant to this field of study. Managing Editor, Leslie Hamlin, and Executive Editor, Russ Underwood, report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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