Clinical Cardiology 2014-01 - Clinical Cardiology Alert - Jan 01, 2014

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 Listing:

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

Managing Editor
Neill Kimball

Executive Editor
Leslie Coplin

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

Edward P. Gerstenfeld, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Cardiac Electrophysiology
University of California,
San Francisco

Authors
Jeffrey Zimmet, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
University of California,
San Francisco
Director,
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory,
San Francisco VA Medical Center

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

Subjects:

  • Is Atrial Fibrillation Associated with Silent Cerebral Emboli?
  • Safety of Eplerenone in Heart Failure Patients
  • Spironolactone for Heart Failure
  • TAVR in the Real World: The Initial 18 months¡¯ Experience in the United States
  • The CORAL Trial: Is This the End for Renal Artery Stenting?

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, reports no financial relationships relevant to this field of study, and peer reviewer, Ethan Weiss, MD, is a scientific advisory board member for Bionovo. Managing Editor, Neill Kimball, and Executive Editor, Leslie Coplin, report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

Author Edward P. Gerstenfeld, MD does research for Biosense Webster, Medtronic, and Rhythmia Medical.

Author Jeffrey Zimmet, MD, PhD reports no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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