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Faculty

Howard K. Song, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Oregon Health and Science University,
Portland, Oregon

Jill M. Gelow, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Oregon Health and Science University,
Portland, Oregon

James Mudd, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Oregon Health and Science University,
Portland, Oregon

Christopher Chien, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Oregon Health and Science University,
Portland, Oregon

Frederick A. Tibayan, MD

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Oregon Health and Science University,
Portland, Oregon

Kathryn Hollifield, BSN

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

David Naftel, PhD

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

James Kirklin, MD

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

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 significance of TV regurgitation in patients undergoing LVAD placement.
- understand the ramifications of right heart failure (TR)on the short and long term outcomes of therapy with LVAD placement.
- decide on the indications for TV repair in patients undergoing LVAD placement as they relate to short and long term results.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2016-Jun-01
Expiration Date:2018-Jun-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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