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Anne-Catherine M. Pouleur, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases,
Cliniques Universitaires St. Luc, Brussels, Belgium;
Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire (CARD),
Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique (IREC),
Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium

Michel F. Rousseau, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases,
Cliniques Universitaires St. Luc, Brussels, Belgium;
Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire (CARD),
Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique (IREC),
Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium

Sylvie A. Ahn, MS

Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases,
Cliniques Universitaires St. Luc, Brussels, Belgium;
Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire (CARD),
Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique (IREC),
Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium

Mihaela Amzulescu, MD

Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases,
Cliniques Universitaires St. Luc, Brussels, Belgium;
Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire (CARD),
Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique (IREC),
Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium

Fabian Demeure, MD

Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases,
Cliniques Universitaires St. Luc, Brussels, Belgium;
Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire (CARD),
Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique (IREC),
Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium

Christophe de Meester, MS

Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire,
Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique,
Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium;
Division of Cardiology,
Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium

David Vancraeynest, MD, PhD

Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire,
Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique,
Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium;
Division of Cardiology,
Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium

Agnès Pasquet, MD, PhD

Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire,
Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique,
Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium;
Division of Cardiology,
Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium

Jean-Louis Vanoverschelde, MD, PhD

Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire,
Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique,
Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium;
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium

Bernhard L. Gerber, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases,
Cliniques Universitaires St. Luc, Brussels, Belgium;
Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire (CARD),
Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique (IREC),
Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- identify right ventricular systolic dysfunction as predictor of cardiovascular mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
- select patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy who will potentially be at a higher risk of postoperative cardiovascular related mortality.
- modify their clinical approach to the group of patients with right ventricular systolic dysfunction who are undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
- design strategies for routine preoperative evaluation of right ventricular systolic function through various investigative modalities.

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

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