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Faculty

Zehang Chen, BS

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Chase Brown, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fabliha Khurshan, BS

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Maximillian Kreibich, MD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Heart Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

Fenton McCarthy, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Joseph E. Bavaria, MD

Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nimesh D. Desai, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- discuss the evolution of TEVAR for descending thoracic aneurysm over the study period.
- identify the cause for increasing mortality of the TEVAR procedure over time.
- discuss the evolving trends over time of patients undergoing TEVAR in a Medicare population regarding patient and hospital characteristics.
- distinguish how TEVAR trends over time have influenced patient outcomes.

Activity Details

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