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Heart Team Summit
Overview A Heat Team is now a standard treatment approach for complex cardiovascular patients. The Heart Team consists of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, nurses and other health care specialists. This includes regular meetings to make consensus treatment recommendations for conditions including obstructive coronary artery disease and valvular heart conditions. This meeting with provide expert lectures and case presentations geared toward health care professionals who may be part of a Heart Team. Included with be the latest innovations as well as standard treatments, including transcatheter valvular heart therapies and coronary revascularization strategies. Objectives Describe the concept of the Heart Team, including the key components and functionality. List transcatheter options to address heart valve pathology including aortic , mitral, tricuspid and pulmonic stenosis and regurgitation. Describe the latest interventional techniques and therapies for structural heart disease and congenital heart disease. Apply various diagnostic technologies including echocardiography, CT and CMR to guide management of valvular heart disease. Discuss the various tools to assist a patient in cardiogenic shock. Describe available and emerging technologies to manage the left atrial appendage and how it can mitigate stroke. Summarize the latest developments in coronary revascularization. Describe various techniques to treat complex pathology such as left main, bifurcation disease and calcified lesions. List the latest recommendations for management of CTO’s to optimize procedural success while minimizing complications. Review the variety of percutaneous ventricular support devices and clinical scenarios best suited for each device. Summarize lessons learned from case presentations. Accreditation The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation Statement The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.