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Faculty

Deepak Acharya, MD, MSPH

Division of Cardiovascular Diseases,
University of Alabama at Birmingham,
Birmingham, Alabama

Brian C. Gulack, MD

Department of Surgery,
Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery,
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

Renzo Y. Loyaga-Rendon, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiovascular Diseases,
University of Alabama at Birmingham,
Birmingham, Alabama

James E. Davies, MD

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
University of Alabama at Birmingham,
Birmingham, Alabama

Xia He, MS

Duke Clinical Research Institute
Durham, North Carolina

J. Matthew Brennan, MD, MPH

Department of Medicine,
Duke Clinical Research Institute,
Durham, NC

Vinod H. Thourani, MD

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Emory University School of Medicine,
Atlanta, Georgia

Matthew L. Williams, MD

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky;
Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- describe the operative mortality for patients undergoing CABG in the setting of myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock.
- separate urgent, emergent and salvage clinic status.
- indicate the outcomes of patients when mechanical support is utilized.
- identify the primary cause of death in these patients.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2016-Jan-01
Expiration Date:2018-Feb-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$470.00/yr
System Requirements:
Internet Access and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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