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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

3rd Annual Advanced Transradial and Complex Cardiac Interventions Symposium

Saturday, March 25, 2017
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. Internationally recognized guest faculty lecturers will be featured.

Topics include:

  • Benefits of transradial approach for diagnostic and PCI procedures
  • Patient selection, technical aspects, avoidance of complications, and economic issues
  • Fully dissolving biodegradable stents

Panel discussions and audience participation will also be included.

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for cardiologists (both invasive and non-invasive), advanced practice providers, cardiac cath lab nurses, as well as technologists, and other interested health care professionals.

Course Directors:

John Schindler, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Co-Director, UPMC Center for Aortic Valve Disease

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

Sponsored By:

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

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

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

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

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