Screening Aortic Disease: Raising Awareness for a Silent Killer
From Robin Bacho
- Moderator Introduction: Francis Caputo, MD
- Case Presentation: Xiaoying Lou, MD
- Biomechanics of the Aorta & Updates from the MATADORS Study: Eric E. Roselli, MD
- Screening Family Members for Possible HTAD: Christina Rigelsky, MS
- Imaging & Big Data: should we be doing more to detect thoracic aortic aneurysms?: Milind Desai, MD
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening & Medical Management: Scott Cameron, MD, PhD
- Lowering Guidelines in Thoracic Aortic Disease (2022 ACC/AHA Guidelines): Sagar Kalahasti, MD
- Expanding Awareness – Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust: Catherine Fowler & Graham Cooper, MD
- Discuss risk factors for aortic disease and who may benefit from screening.
- Describe guidelines and recommended imaging modalities for thoracic aortic disease.
- Discuss the importance for increasing awareness of aortic disease.
This online series is designed for physicians, allied health practitioners and students interested in complex cardiovascular and thoracic conditions.
In support of improving patient care, Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation American Medical Association (AMA)
Cleveland Clinic 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.
Certificate of Participation
A certificate of participation will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with their professional boards and/or associations.
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. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic 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 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: Jeanna Sigmund, MSN, Christina M Rigelsky, MS, Vidyasagar Kalahasti, MD, Francis Caputo, MD, Scott James Cameron,
MD, Xiaoying Lou, MD, Catherine Fowler, N/A, Graham Cooper, 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: Cook Medical - Teaching and Speaking. Cryolife, Inc. - Consulting. Terumo - Teaching and Speaking. W.L. Gore & Associates - Consulting. Medtronic - Consulting. Edwards Lifesciences - Teaching and Speaking. Abbott - Teaching and Speaking. LivaNova, PLC - Consulting, Teaching and Speaking. Milind Desai, MD: Medtronic - Consulting. Cytokinetics, Inc. - Research. Myokardia - Consulting, Research. Silence Therapeutics - Research.
For further information about this activity, contact Katie Breznai at [email protected]