Pedal Access for Optimal Lower Limb Revascularization Procedures
Nelson Bernardo, MD
Medical Director, Peripheral Vascular Lab
MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
Washington Hospital Center
Chris LeSar, MD
Practicing Vascular Surgeon
Vascular Institute of Chattanooga
Kumar Madassery, MD
Assistant Professor of Vascular & Interventional Radiology
Director, Advanced Vascular & Interventional Fellowship Program Director
Peripheral Vascular Interventions & CLI Program Director
IVC Filter Clinic
Zola M. N'Dandu, MD
Section Head Cardiology
Ochsner Medical Center-Kenner
John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute
Ochsner Health System
New Orleans, Louisiana
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This activity is designed for interventional cardiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, podiatrists, nurses, and technicians.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Understand the reasons and benefits of using pedal access to facilitate lower limb revascularization procedures
- Identify best practices for imaging and gaining access through the pedal artery (including special tips and tricks for access and closure)
- Utilize low-profile adjunctive treatments for lower extremity PAD patients and understand the benefits of thin-walled access sheaths
To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the online activity and the evaluation. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to complete the evaluation and print a certificate or other documentation of credit.
Release Date: October 28, 2021
Expiration Date: October 28, 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 "Pedal Access for Optimal Lower Limb Revascularization Procedures" through an educational grant: BD Peripheral Intervention
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VASCULAR & INTERVENTIONAL RADIOGRAPHERS
Pedal Access for Optimal Lower Limb Revascularization Procedures taking place from October 28, 2021 to October 28, 2022 has been approved for 1 A+ ARRT CE credit 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 has reported the following:
Dr. LeSar: Advisory Board — CSI; Speakers' Bureau — Bard, CSI, Philips, Terumo
Dr. Madassery: Consultant — Abbott, Cook, Philips
Dr. Bernardo and Dr. N'Dandu have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any ineligible companies (commercial interests).
Peter Oettgen, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Dr. Oettgen has disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN (nurse planner)
Susie Seaman Wound Care Consulting
San Diego, California
Ms. Seaman has disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
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