Comprehensive Care of the Marfan Patient and Family
- Introduction by Moderators: Lars Svensson, MD, PhD & Sagar Kalahasti, MD
- Patient Case Presentation & Perspective (media consent has been obtained): Adam Haniff, MD
- Hernia Repair for Patients with Connective Tissue Disorders: Michael Rosen, MD
- Treatment of Scoliosis in Marfan Syndrome: Ryan Goodwin, MD
- Ophthalmology Managements Strategies: Elias Traboulsi, MD
- Approaches to Pulmonary Complications: Neal Chaisson, MD
- Genetic Testing : Christina Rigelsky, MS
- Long-term Surgical Considerations for Marfan Syndrome: Eric Roselli, MD
- Marfan Foundation Community Initiatives - Patient Awareness & Education: Eileen Masciale, Chief Program Officer
- Describe current diagnostic criteria for Marfan syndrome and other related disorders.
- Recognize the role and current state of genetic testing.
- Discuss the risk stratification for thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection.
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This online series is designed for physicians, allied health practitioners and students interested in complex cardiovascular and thoracic conditions.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.
The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.
In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are Free of commercial bias.
The following faculty has indicated they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentation(s), could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest: Lars Svensson, MD, PhD, Vidyasagar Kalahasti, MD, Ryan Goodwin, MD, Elias I Traboulsi, MD, MEd, Christina M Rigelsky,
MS, Michael Rosen, MD, Eileen Masciale, Adam Haniff, MD.
The following faculty has indicated that they may have a relationship, which in the context of their presentation(s) could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest: Eric E Roselli, MD, Activity Director: Abbott - Teaching and Speaking. Cook Medical - Teaching and Speaking. Cryolife, Inc. -Consulting. Edwards Lifesciences - Teaching and Speaking. LivaNova, PLC - Consulting, Teaching and Speaking. Medtronic - Consulting. Terumo - Teaching and Speaking. W.L. Gore & Associates - Consulting. Neal Chaisson, MD: Actelion - Teaching and Speaking. Bayer -Teaching and Speaking. United Therapeutics Corporation - Teaching and Speaking.
For further information about this activity, contact Katie Breznai at [email protected]