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1/17/2017 - Medical Grand Rounds: The Year in Cardiology





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:

  • Describe the indications for Left Atrial Appendage closure devices.
  • Identify the clinical indications of new invasive cardiac procedures.
  • Forecast and discuss important issues and trends in cardiology.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Kuck KH et al. N Engl Med J 2016; 374;23:2235-2245.
  2. Gibson CM et al. N Engl Med J 2016 ;375:2423-2434.
  3. Ruff CT et al. JAMA Cardiology 2016;1:999-1006.
  4. Pathak RK et al. JACC 2015;65 :2159–2169.
  5. Bardy GH et al. N Engl J Med 2005;352:225-237.

Samir Saba, MD, FACC, FHRS — Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Cardiology Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Section Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory Associate Chief of Cardiology, Clinical Affairs
Dr Saba receives grant/research support and is a consultant for Boston Scientific. Dr. Saba also receives grant/research support from Medtronic.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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