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Faculty

Amit Iyengar, MD, MSE

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nicholas Goel, BS

Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John J. Kelly, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fabliha Khurshan, BS

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Zehang Chen, BS

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nimesh Desai, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery,
University of Pennsylvania Health System,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- identify patient frailty as major predictor of outcome.
- predict the likelihood of postoperative complications.
- recognize that simple measures of frailty screening can identify patients with the least physiological reserve.
- develop preoperative screening programs for frailty assessment.
- illustrate the value of frailty evaluation for mitral valve surgery.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2020-Apr-01
Expiration Date:2022-Apr-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$0.00-$572.00
System Requirements:
CMEs are free for The Annals Subscribers.
Subscribe to the journal for $572.00 USD/yr.

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