Addressing Calcification Above-The-Knee
George L. Adams, MD, MHS, MBA, FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiology Director
Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular Research
UNC REX Healthcare
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Medical Center
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Substitute Head of Division of Angiology
Graz, Steiermark, Austria
Chief of Vascular Surgery
HCA Tristar Hospitals
Member of The Surgical Clinic
Constantino S. Peña, MD, FSIR
Medical Director of Vascular Imaging
Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute
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This activity is designed for Interventional Radiologists, Vascular Surgeons, Interventional Cardiologists, Nurses and Techs.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
Understand the prevalence of calcification in arteries above-the-knee.
- Compare different methodologies, such as stenting, balloon and lithotripsy for these lesions.
- Interpret new reimbursement guidelines for the treatment of calcification.
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: February 4, 2022
Expiration Date: February 4, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour
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VASCULAR & INTERVENTIONAL RADIOGRAPHERS
Addressing Calcification Above-The-Knee taking place February 4, 2022 - February 4, 2023 has been approved for 1 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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Peter Oettgen, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
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Susie Seaman Wound Care Consulting
San Diego, California
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