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Faculty

Ibrahim Sultan, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Valentino Bianco, DO, MPH

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery,
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Arman Kilic, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Tudor Jovin, MD

Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Stroke Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ashutosh Jadhav, MD

Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Stroke Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Brian Jankowitz, MD

Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Stroke Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Edgar Aranda-Michel, BS

Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Michael P. D'angelo, BS

Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Forozan Navid, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Yisi Wang, MPH

Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Floyd Thoma, BS

Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Thomas G. Gleason, MD

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- identify stroke as a major cause of morbidity and mortality after cardiac surgery.
- recognize the patients who are most at risk of having stroke after cardiac surgery.
- modify management protocols for management of postoperative stroke.
- plan early intervention in suitable patients with stroke to improve outcome.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2020-Aug-01
Expiration Date:2022-Aug-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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