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May 05 - 07, 2019 | CME 13.50 | USD $750 | Royal Oak, Michigan
6th Annual Alcohol Septal Ablation (ASA) Live Proctoring Course is organized by Beaumont Health and will be held from May 05 - 07, 2019 at Beaumont Tyner Center for Cardiovascular Interventions, Royal Oak, Michigan, United States of America. Target Audience: The conference is designed for Interventional cardiologists and their team, cath lab techs, sonographers, physician’s assistants, and cardiovascular nurse practitioners and specialists caring for patients with cardiovascular disease. Accreditation: Beaumont Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Overview: This two-day course is for the interventional cardiologist who would like to refine their skills and enhance their hypertrophic cardiomyopathy practice. 21 years ago the first alcohol septal ablation (ASA) procedure was done; since then data has shown a wide variation of disease management and complications due to lack of knowledge on the newest techniques available. ASA has become a widely used technique for the treatment of highly symptomatic patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM). It has been shown that post procedural basal septal shrinking as a result of myocardial scarring, and changes are accompanied by significant symptom relief. Physicians need to learn patient selection or the ASA procedure. This educational conference will provide attendees a greater insight into the newest treatments, technologies and management available for the alcohol septal ablation patients. Physicians must be aware that a certain knowledge gap exists with regard to post-procedural long-term outcome. Therefore, careful selection of patients for alcohol septal ablation. Objectives: • Discuss indications and patient selection for alcohol septal ablation. • Identify the complications of alcohol septal ablation. • Discuss best practices, procedural steps, and use of contrast echo for alcohol septal ablation.