Tackling Calcium in the SFA/Popliteal: What's in Your Toolbox?
Venita Chandra, MD
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Daniel Clair, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Vascular Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Varshana Gurusamy, MD
Assistant Professor, Associate Program Director
Interventional Radiology Residency Program
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Constantino S. Peña, MD, FSIR
Medical Director of Vascular Imaging
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
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This activity is designed for interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, interventional neuroradiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, clinical cardiologists, clinical radiologists, neurologists, internists, nurses, and others involved in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Identify calcium in the superficial femoral and popliteal artery
- Develop an algorithm for treatment based on lesion type
- Utilize intravascular lithotripsy and other available tools to treat calcium in the superficial femoral and popliteal artery
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Release Date: February 15, 2023
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VASCULAR & INTERVENTIONAL RADIOGRAPHERS
Tackling Calcium in the SFA/Popliteal: What's in Your Toolbox? taking place from February 14, 2023 to February 15, 2024, 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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Dr. Chandra: ― Advisory Board: Alucent, Cook Inc, MedAlliance, Medtronic Inc., W. L. Gore; Consultant: Cook Inc, Medtronic Inc., Shockwave Medical; Speaker’s Bureau: Cook Inc, Shockwave Medical
Dr. Clair: ― Consultant: Boston Scientific, Caeli Vascular, LLC, ElastiMed Inc, Endologix, Limflow, Medtronic Inc., Nectero, Inc., Vesteck, Inc.
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Alex Powell, MD, FSIR
Interventional Radiology, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
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Wound Clinic, Family Health Centers of San Diego
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