6th Annual Update on Vascular Disease

Release Date: 5/15/15
Expiration Date: 5/14/2018

PROGRAM AGENDA

Vascular Disease Update 2015: Off-Loading Techniques
Barbara Saar, DPM
Presenter reports no financial relationship relevant to this presentation.

Advanced Wound Healing Including Plastic Surgery and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
David Rowe, MD
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Bypass Stent or Stem Cells: Which One is Best for Severe Peripheral Arterial Disease
Vikram Kashyap, MD 
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Panel Discussion 1
Moderator, Vikram Kashyap, MD
Presenter reports no financial relationship relevant to this presentation.

Device Therapy for Resistent Hypertension: Renal Denervation and Renal Stenting
Sahil Parikh, MD
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Aortic Surgery in the Chest: Stent or Operation?
Christopher Smith, MD
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Novel Treatments for Pulmonary Embolism
Sahil Parikh, MD
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Endarterectomy or Stenting for Carotid Disease: What is the Data?
Nicholas Bambakidis, MD 
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Panel Discussion 2
Moderator, Vikram Kashyap, MD
Presenter reports no financial relationship relevant to this presentation.

Media: Recorded slides and audio presentation. Supplementary educational materials may include downloads of videos, print materials, slides or web pages.

To contact the CME Provider: e-mail medcme@case.edu.

Target Audience
This program is intended to update practicing internists, family medicine physicians, primary care physicians, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, vascular surgeons, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, residents and fellows on current topics in cardiovascular disease.

Learning Objectives
After participating in the activity, participants will be able to:
• Discuss the use of vascular laboratory testing in the diagnosis of vascular disease
• Recognize which test should be ordered for optimal diagnosis and treatment
• Discuss the presentation and risks of aortic pathologies
• Identify the potential severity of PAD and need for urgent treatment
• Identify situations when to refer patient for interventional therapy

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and NOVA – Northern Ohio Vascular Association. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
Credits awarded on a per module basis.

Faculty Information

Nicholas Bambakidis, MD
Director, Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Surgery
UH Case Medical Center
Professor of Surgery and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Department of Neurosurgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Dr. Bambakidis reports no financial relationship with a commercial interest relevant to this activity. Presentation will include discussion of unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

Vikram Kashyap, MD
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
UH Case Medical Center
Co-Chair, Clinical Executive Committee
Director, Vascular Center
UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Professor of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Dr. Kashyap has received honoraria from the NIH for his role as a Data and Safety Monitoring board member, and the CME Program has determined there is no conflict of interest.

Sahil Parikh, MD
Director, Research & Innovation Center
UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program
UH Case Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Dr. Parikh has received research support and honoraria from Medtronic, Abbott Vascular, St. Jude Medical, Bard and Boston Scientific, and the CME Program has determined there is no conflict of interest. Presentation will include discussion of unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

David Rowe, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Dr. Rowe reports no financial relationship with a commercial interest relevant to this activity.

Barbara Saar, DPM
Center for Wound Care
UH Richmond Medical Center
Dr. Saar reports no financial relationship with a commercial interest relevant to this activity.

Christopher Smith, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Dr. Smith reports no financial relationship with a commercial interest relevant to this activity.

Planning Committee

Teresa Carman, MD
Dr. Carman has received research support from Tactile Industries, and the CME Program has determined there is no conflict of interest. Contribution will include discussion of unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

Vikram Kashyap, MD
Dr. Kashyap has received honoraria from the NIH for participation as a member of a Data and Safety Monitoring Board, and the CME Program has determined there is no conflict of interest.

Sahil Parikh, MD
Dr. Parikh has received research support and honoraria from Medtronic, Abbott Vascular, St. Jude Medical, Bard and Boston Scientific, and the CME Program has determined there is no conflict of interest. Presentation will include discussion of unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

Larry Raber, RDMS, RVT, RT(R)
Mr. Raber reports no financial relationship with a commercial interest relevant to this activity.

Sandra Yesenko, RDMS, RVT
Ms.Yesenko reports no financial relationship with a commercial interest relevant to this activity.

Disclosure Statement
The policy of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine CME Program requires that the Activity Director, planning committee members and all activity faculty (that is, anyone in a position to control the content of the education activity) disclose to the activity participants all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Disclosure will be made to activity participants prior to the commencement of the activity. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine CME Program also requires that faculty make clinical recommendations based on the best available scientific evidence and that faculty identify any discussion of “off-label” or investigational use of pharmaceutical products or medical devices.

Instructions
To receive a statement of credit for up to 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ you must:
1. Review the full content of the recorded session.
2. Review any supplementary materials provided.
3. Reflect on the content.
4. Successfully complete the post-module questions . A score of 100% is required; there are unlimited opportunities to answer the questions until you have acquired the knowledge.
5. Complete the evaluation.
Your credit will be recorded by the Case School of Medicine CME Program and made a part of your cumulative transcript.

Estimated Time to Complete this Educational Activity - Including review of the supplementary material and completion of the post-test, this activity is expected to take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Fee
There is no fee for this program.

Medical Disclaimer
Medicine is an ever-changing science. As new research and clinical experience broaden our knowledge, changes in treatment and drug therapy are required. The author has checked with sources believed to be reliable in their efforts to provide information that is complete and generally in accord with the standards accepted at the time of publication.
Although every effort is made to ensure that this material is accurate and up-to-date, it is provided for the convenience of the user and should not be considered definitive. Neither the author nor the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine nor any other party who has been involved in the preparation or publication of this work warrants that the information contained herein is in every respect accurate or complete, and they are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information.
Learners are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other sources. This information should not be construed as personal medical advice and is not intended to replace medical advice offered by physicians. The Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine will not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary, or other damages arising here from.

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