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Faculty

J. Hunter Mehaffey, MD

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

Lily E. Johnston, MD, MPH

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

Robert B. Hawkins, MD

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

Eric J. Charles, MD

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

Leora Yarboro, MD

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

John A. Kern, MD

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

Gorav Ailawadi, MD

Department of Surgery,
University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

Irving L. Kron, MD

Department of Surgery,
University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

Ravi K. Ghanta, MD

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- identify the risk factors for occurrence of vasoplegic syndrome after cardiac surgery.
- recognize the impact of vasoplegic syndrome on postoperative outcome.
- formulate clinical strategies for early administration of methylene blue for prevention of vasoplegic syndrome.
- plan management strategies for treatment of patients with vasoplegic syndrome.

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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