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Faculty

Keti Vitanova, MD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery,
German Heart Centre Munich,
Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany

Julie Cleuziou, MD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery,
German Heart Centre Munich,
Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany

Jelena Pabst von Ohain, MD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery,
German Heart Centre Munich,
Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany

Melchior Burri, MD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery,
German Heart Centre Munich,
Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany

Andreas Eicken, MD, PhD

Department of Pediatric Cardiology and
Congenital Heart Disease, German Heart Centre Munich,
Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany

Rüdiger Lange, MD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery,
German Heart Center, Munich, Germany

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- recognize that the use of equine pericardium for arch reconstruction in the Norwood procedure should be avoided.
- explain that, according to this series, there is no difference in coarctation recurrence using pulmonary or aortic homograft as patch material.
- indicate that in the event of recoarctation after the Norwood procedure, percutaneous balloon arterioplasty can be performed safely and effectively in the majority of patients.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2017-Feb-01
Expiration Date:2019-Feb-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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