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Faculty

Aly Ghoneim, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute,
University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Ismail Bouhout, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute,
University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Louis P. Perrault, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiac Surgery,
Montreal Heart Institute,
Université de Montréal,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada;
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine,
Montreal Heart Institute,
Université de Montréal,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Denis Bouchard, MD

Department of Cardiac Surgery,
Montreal Heart Institute,
Université de Montréal,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada;
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine,
Montreal Heart Institute,
Université de Montréal,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Michel Pellerin, MD

Department of Cardiac Surgery,
Montreal Heart Institute,
Université de Montréal,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada;
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine,
Montreal Heart Institute,
Université de Montréal,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Yoan Lamarche

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute,
University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Philippe Demers, MD

Department of Cardiac Surgery,
Montreal Heart Institute,
Université de Montréal,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada;
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine,
Montreal Heart Institute,
Université de Montréal,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Michel Carrier, MD

Department of Cardiac Surgery,
Montreal Heart Institute,
Université de Montréal,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada;
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine,
Montreal Heart Institute,
Université de Montréal,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Raymond Cartier, MD

Department of Cardiac Surgery,
Montreal Heart Institute,
Université de Montréal,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada;
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine,
Montreal Heart Institute,
Université de Montréal,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute,
University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- recognize which patient is at high risk for mortality after mediastinal radiation.
- discuss that preoperative assessment may not completely reveal the extent of cardio-pulmonary dysfunction.
- predict which patients are at highest risk for mortality.
- describe the type of radiation putting the patient at highest risk.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2017-Aug-01
Expiration Date:2019-Aug-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$470/yr
System Requirements:
Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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