Course Listings: Transplant (Clinical and Surgical)

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Mechanical Circulatory Support for Patients With Advanced Heart Failure: A Focus on Left Ventricular Assist Devices

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Format: Med-IQ Express

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This brief CME publication explores clinical evidence for the use of left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) in patients with advanced heart failure. It also reviews the evolution of LVADs from first-generation to third-generation devices and discusses therapeutic indications and contraindications for LVADs. Additionally, in a short introductory video, a…More

Resisting “Treatment- Resistant” Hypertension

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: Cindy L. Corpier, MD, transplant and general nephrologist, discusses the ubiquitous problem of hypertension focusing on the troubling increase in cases of resistant hypertension. A systematic approach to the evaluation of the patient with presumed resistant hypertension is presented along with recommendations on screening for secondary causes. The current state…More

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