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UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Pam Johnson 412-647-7806
Herberman Conference Center - UPMC Shadyside
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5150 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
United States

2nd Annual Advanced Transradial and Complex Cardiac Interventions Symposium

Saturday, April 16, 2016
Herberman Conference Center, UPMC Shadyside – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

This one-day CME event will feature a wide range of topics on the transradial approach to cardiac catheterization/PCI, case-based discussions, and videos presented by the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute faculty, as well as various aspects of the rapidly growing TAVR program.

Topics include:

  • Benefits of transradial approach for diagnostic and PCI procedures
  • Patient selection, technical aspects, avoidance of complications, and economic implications
  • TAVR indications and case reviews

Panel discussions and audience participation will also be included.

Who should attend: this course is designed for cardiologists (both invasive and non-invasive), midlevel providers, cardiac cath lab nurses, as well as technologists, and other interested health care professionals.

Course Directors
Bryan Robertson, MD, FACC
Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Mercy

John Schindler, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Krishna Tummalapalli, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, Interventional Cardiology
Proctor, Transradial Training
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Shadyside

Sponsored by the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences.
In partnership with the American College of Cardiology.


This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

For more information, contact Pam Johnson at 412-647-7806 or johnsonpj@upmc.edu

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

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