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4/19/2016 - Medical Grand Rounds: Approaching HFpEF from the perspectives of Geriatric Cardiology: Patient-centeredness and molecular mechanisms





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify mechanisms linking CV aging and HFpEF
  • Determine novel therapeutic targets for HFpEF oriented to cGMP.
  • Describe the bioenergetic benefits of nitrite therapy.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Go AS, Mozaffarian D, Roger VL, et al. Circulation 2013;127:e6-e245.
  2. U Mogensen Eur J Heart Fail. 2011;13:1216.
  3. Vasan RS, Levy D. Arch Intern Med. 1996;156:1789–96.
  4. MA Sabe et al. Clev Clin J Med. 2015:82:693-701.
  5. Paulus WJ, Tschope C. J Am Coll Cardiol 2013;62:263-71.
  6. DW Kitzman, et al. Am J Cardiol. 2001;87:413-19.
  7. Page, Curr Cardiol Rep 2012;14:276-84.
  8. U.Dahlström Eur J Hrt Fail;2005;7:309-16

Daniel Forman, MD, FACC, FAHA — Professor of Medicine Divisions of Geriatric Medicine and Cardiology Chair, Section of Geriatric Cardiology, UPMC
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Sruti Shiva, PhD — Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute Co-Director, University of Pittsburgh Center for Metabolism and Mitochondrial Medicine (C3M)
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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