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Cardiovascular Medicine 2017 : Updates for the Practitioner

Apr 30 - May 04, 2017   |   Boston, Massachusetts  United States Of America
Specialties : Cardiology   |   Vascular Disease   |   Vascular Medicine
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Conference Summary

Hosted only once every two years, this special program delivers an intensive, comprehensive review of the most important changes in cardiovascular medicine. Cardiologists, internists, vascular specialists, family practitioners, pharmacists, PAs, NPs and other healthcare providers can rely on this program for critical updates and recommendations for incorporating them into your practice.

This program is among the highest rated of Harvard Medical School's CME courses. The education is relevant, practical and can be put to immediate use to ensure your patients receive the highest, most up-to-date quality of care, and achieve the best possible outcomes.

The curriculum also focuses on new findings and advances in areas such as:
• Stroke prevention and treatment, including management tips for patients with atrial fibrillation
• Mechanical circulatory support
• Novel oral anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents
• Integrated multimodality cardiovascular imaging
• Management of obstructive sleep apnea and its cardiovascular consequences
• Late-breaking information regarding cardiovascular benefits and risks of anti-diabetic drugs

2017 updates for diagnoses, treatment, and patient care include :
• New guidelines and practice recommendations for lipid therapy with PCSK9 inhibitors and advanced heart failure therapy
• Approaches to tailoring multimodality cardiovascular imaging to the patient: how to deploy magnetic resonance, coronary CT, nuclear imaging, and echocardiography
• New findings for how general cardiologists should troubleshoot problems with pacemakers and ICDs
• New strategies to minimize hospital readmission rates for congestive heart failure
• When to refer patients for combination therapy of idiopathic pulmonary hypertension and which combinations of drugs are most successful
• Cardiovascular screening and safety in athletes
• Cardiovascular management of high-risk pregnancy
• Advances in amyloidosis diagnosis and treatment
• Update on pericardial diseases

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Patrick O’Gara
Patrick O’Gara


Aaron L. Baggish
Aaron L. Baggish


Donna M. Polk
Donna M. Polk


Mandeep R. Mehra
Mandeep R. Mehra


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Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel
138 St. James Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston,

138 St. James Avenue,

Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America 02116,

+1 617-267-5300

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Fairmont Copley Plaza
0.03 miles from venue
Charlesmark Hotel
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Free Wifi
Hotel 140
0.12 miles from venue
The Westin Copley Place Boston
0.12 miles from venue

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