Videoconferenced to: Big Flats, Corning Centerway, Corning Hospital, Ithaca, Owego, Southport, Troy Community Hospital and Wellsboro. (Lunch will be provided)
Presenter: Edo Kaluski, MD, FACC, FESC, FSCAI, Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Guthrie Clinic, Sayre, PA
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: *Describe the current definitions of critical aortic stenosis and the potential pitfalls in the diagnosis of aortic stenosis. *Compare relative efficacy and safety of surgical aortic valve implantation and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (SAVR and TAVR). *Describe the current limitation of TAVR as opposed to SAVR (valve type, aortic regurgitation, vascular access complications, stroke, requirement of pacemaker, coronary occlusions). *Discuss timelines of TAVR program at Guthrie.
This program is intended for: General Internists, Hospitalists, Family Practitioners, Medical Specialists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Fellows, Residents, Medical and Nursing Students, and other Ancillary Healthcare Professionals.
Accreditation Statement “The Guthrie Clinic is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.” Designation Statement “The Guthrie Clinic designates this live activity for a maximum of (1.0) AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.” Disclosure/Conflict of Interest Statement “Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by the Guthrie Health are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).