Alternative Access Approaches and Techniques for TAVR: A Case-Based Webcast
James McCabe, MD - Chair
Medical Director, UW Cardiac Cath Labs
Associate Professor of Medicine
Craig Tall & Penny LeGate Term Professor of Interventional Cardiology
University of Washington
Ole De Backer, MD, PhD
Associate Professor Copenhagen University
Senior Interventional Cardiologist
The Heart Center - Rigshospitalet
Chandan Devireddy, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Director, Cardiac Catherization Laboratory
Emory University Hospital Midtown
Pradeep Yadav, MD
Interventional Cardiology & Structural Heart Disease
Marcus Heart Valve Center
Piedmont Heart Institute
Provided by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC, an HMP Company.
This activity is designed for interventional cardiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, nurses, PAs, vascular and interventional techs.
Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Understand the challenges associated with calcified iliac arteries
- Understand the need for nonfemoral TAVR access, and identify various alternative access approaches before TAVR, the treatment algorithm, advantages, risks, and data supporting each
- Identify potential approaches for incorporating intravascular lithotripsy for pre-TAVR access, including supporting data and potential cost impact
To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the online activity, a post-test assessment, and the evaluation by May 8, 2022. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to print a certificate or other documentation of credit.
Release Date: May 8, 2020
Expiration Date: June 30, 2022
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour
There is no fee associated with this activity.
NACCME would like to thank the following company who has supported the "Alternative Access Approaches and Techniques for TAVR: A Case-Based Webcast" through educational grants and/or in-kind support: Shockwave Medical
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VASCULAR & INTERVENTIONAL RADIOGRAPHERS
Alternative Access Approaches and Techniques for TAVR: A Case-Based Webcast taking place on May 8, 2021 to May 8, 2022 has been approved for 1.0 A+ ARRT CE credits by the Association for Vascular and Interventional Radiographers (AVIR). The AVIR is an ARRT Recognized Continuing Education Evaluating Mechanism, (RCEEM).
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The faculty have reported the following:
Dr. De Backer: Consultant—Shockwave Medical
Dr. Devireddy: Consultant—Shockwave Medical; Advisory Board— Medtronic; ReCor Medical
Dr. McCabe: Consultant—Boston Scientific and Edwards LifeSciences
Dr. Yadav: Consultant—Abbott Vascular, Edwards LifeSciences, Medtronic, and Shockwave Medical; Speaker's Bureau—Abbott Vascular, Edwards LifeSciences, and Shockwave Medical
Peter Oettgen, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Dr. Oettgen has disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN (nurse planner)
Susie Seaman Wound Care Consulting
San Diego, CA
Ms. Seaman has disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
NACCME planners and staff include Samantha Conforti, Randy Robbin, Greaton Sellers, Margaret Stefan and Colleen Waters.
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