Physicians Teach On Myocardial Infarction on CME Webcast. The first Wallstent in a coronary artery was placed by Dr. Jacques Puel in France in 1986. He initially just called it a coronary endo-prosthesis but later called it a stent. Now, 30 years later, 2 million stents are implanted worldwide every year. One of the most important indications for them is to treat myocardial infarction. On this CME webcast, we’re going to update you on myocardial infarction: its pathogenesis, its treatment, and its complications. We’re pleased to introduce our guest speakers. Dr. Dean Boudoulas is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and the Director of the cardiac catheterization lab at the OSU Wexner Medical Center. And Dr. Cindy Baker is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and the director of peripheral vascular interventions at Ohio State.
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What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: Learn how to diagnosis and manage UA/NSTEMI; Learn secondary prevention measures for UA/NSTEMI; Discuss reperfusion strategies and medical therapy in ST elevation myocardial; and Discuss complications of myocardial infarction.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- Risk factors for coronary artery disease
- STEMI versus non-STEMI
- Myocardial infarction presentation in women
- Cardiac rehabilitation
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