Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Complex Congenital Transplantations
- Introduction by Moderator: Eileen Hsich, MD
- Case Presentation: John Costello, MD
- ACHD Considerations and Pre-Transplant Optimization: Joanna Ghobrial, MD
- Heart Failure Indications and Treatment Options: Sanjeeb Bhattacharya, MD
- Assessing the Liver: Robert O'Shea, MD
- Surgical Techniques for Complex Congenital Transplantations
- Adult Heart and the Role of VAD Support: Michael Tong, MD
- Pediatric Heart and the Role of VAD Support: Robert Stewart, MD
- Lungs: Kenneth McCurry, MD
- Liver: Cristiano Quintini, MD
- Status and Priority Listing Update: Miriam Jacob, MD
- Describe advances in patient-management therapies and current challenges.
- Discuss the surgical risk at transplantation for CHD patients.
- Recognize that high-volume CHD transplant centers may have better transplant outcomes.
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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: Joanna Ghobrial, MD, Sanjeeb Bhattacharya, MD, Michael Tong, MD, Eileen Hsich, MD, Robert Stewart, MD, John Costello,MD, Robert O'Shea, MD, Cristiano Quintini, MD, Miriam S Jacob, MD, Kathleen Breznai.
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. Kenneth McCurry, MD: Abiomed - Other activities from which remuneration is received or expected: Medical Advisory Board.
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