19th Annual Coronary Interventions

Venue: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

Location: La Jolla, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 17, 2008 End Date/Time: Sep 19, 2008
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After participating in this course, the attendee should be able to:

• Understand the controversies surrounding drug eluting stent safety ;
• Compare and contrast different medicated stents and the unique attributes of each stent device;
• Recognize the principles and clinical applications of new antiplatelet agents, lower molecular weight heparins, and direct thrombin inhibitors;
• Evaluate the diagnosis and treatment of stent complications;
• Describe the techniques coronary angiogenesis;
• Differentiate indications and basic principles of peripheral vascular intervention;
Identify techniques to reduce complications during peripheral vascular intervention
• Determine the risks and benefits of screening, early detection, and prevention in the management of coronary artery disease;
• Discuss new techniques under development for percutaneous cardiac valve repair and replacement;
• Analyze new cardiac imaging modalities; and
• Describe the percutaneous technologies available for stroke prevention in high risk patients.


Additional Information

REGISTRATION FEES & INFORMATION Registration fees: $895 – Physicians $595 – Fellows & Residents $350 – Nurses & Technicians Pre Conference Workshop Fee: $150 Physicians $100 Fellows & Residents Scripps Clinic designates this educational activity for a maximum number of 28.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of the participation in the activity.