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Niv Ad, MD

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery,
West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

Sari D. Holmes, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery,
West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

Anthony J. Rongione, MD

Section of Cardiac Surgery, Washington Adventist Hospital,
Takoma Park, Maryland

Paul S. Massimiano, MD

Section of Cardiac Surgery, Washington Adventist Hospital,
Takoma Park, Maryland

Lisa M. Fornaresio, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery,
West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- discuss the ablative mechanism of each energy source.
- recognize the strengths and weaknesses of each energy source.
- evaluate their current practice and compare to expert recommendations.
- incorporate the efficacy data into their pre-operative discussion with the patients.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2017-Jul-01
Expiration Date:2019-Jul-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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