14th Annual Cardiovascular Disease Update: TRACK FIVE
14th Annual Cardiovascular Disease Update:
TRACK FIVE: STATE OF THE ART APPROACHES IN HEART FAILURE AND SHOCK
[Non-CME eligible education program]
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. Treatment approaches are helping prolong life with improved quality in many patients with advanced heart disease. This symposium will provide an in-depth review of current advances in the care of complex patients with cardiovascular disease. Practitioners should be able to incorporate many of the tips and tools from this case-based program into their daily practice.
The following educational presentations were part of the original CME program presented by University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute and sponsored by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine on October 9, 2021. All speakers are faculty of University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center unless otherwise noted.
Plenary Lecture: Advanced Reperfusion Strategies for Patients with Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest and Refractory Ventricular FibrillationIn this presentation, Demetri Yannopoulos, MD, discusses advanced reperfusion strategies for patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and refractory ventricular fibrillation.
University of Minnesota Medical School
Mechanical Support and Device Considerations in Cardiogenic ShockIn this presentation, Yasir Abu-Omar, MD, FRCS, Dphil, discusses options for mechanical support and device considerations for patients in cardiogenic shock.
Yasir Abu-Omar, MD, FRCS, DphilCardiac Surgeon
Director, CT Transplantation, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Director of Research Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine