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Experts from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care present a dynamic symposium on systemic cardiovascular disease.

Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Systemic Cardiovascular Disease

An Integrated Approach to Treating Heart Failure and Valve Disease, Vascular Disease and Stroke


Friday, March 8, 2013
5 pm - 8 pm
InterContinental San Francisco
888 Howard Street
San Francisco, California 94103

Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Systemic Cardiovascular Disease: An Integrated Approach to Treating Heart Failure and Valve Disease, Vascular Disease and Stroke presents evidence-based strategies that will impact your practice performance and improve outcomes for your patients with cardiovascular disease. The expert faculty will provide insights and opinions on methods for providing comprehensive diagnosis, treatment and management of patients while working in an integrated, multispecialty program.


5:00 pm                    Registration/Dinner

5:15 pm – 5:25 pm    Welcome/Agenda Overview

5:25 pm – 5:50 pm    Heart Valve Decision Making: The impact of the percutaneous option

5:50 pm – 6:00 pm    Q&A

6:00 pm – 6:25 pm    Emerging Therapies for Thoracic Aortic Disease: The link between medicine, surgery and endovascular technologies

6:25 pm – 6:35 pm    Q&A

6:35 pm – 7:00 pm    Pulmonary Embolism Response Team: The new, multidisciplinary approach to treatment

7:00 pm – 7:10 pm    Q&A

7:10 pm – 7:35 pm    Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke: Rapid evolution of treatment opportunities

7:35 pm – 7:50 pm    Q&A

7:50 pm -8:00 pm     Closing Remarks

Learning Objectives

  • Define new strategies for the treatment of valvular heart disease
  • Describe the options for the latest therapies in atrial fibrillation and choose the appropriate therapy for an individual patient
  • Develop PERT program
  • Review current approaches in the treatment of thoracic aortic disease

This educational activity is not part of ACC.13; however, the content was reviewed and approved by the ACC.13 Program Committee.

CME/CEU Credits: Approved for 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).

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