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Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Physician Update e-Edition
August 2015
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LaPrincess Brewer, M.D., and Thomas A Foley, M.D., 3D Printing in Cardiovascular Medicine

Warfarin may be the safer option for older patients with atrial fibrillation
Research shows that for patients 75 or older who take anticoagulant medication, the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding is three to five times higher when they take the newer anticoagulant medications dabigatran or rivaroxaban compared with when they take warfarin.

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Mayo Clinic Interventional Cardiology Board Review 2015
Sept. 25-27, 2015, in Rochester, Minn.
This course features topics with practical application in studying for board certification in interventional cardiology, including basic aspects of catheterization laboratory equipment, radiation physics and safety, pharmacology, and procedural planning and performance. Highlights include specific patient lesion and procedural characteristics.

Mayo Clinic Update in Echocardiography: Role of Echo from Prevention to Intervention 2015
Nov. 12-15, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
This course addresses the role of echocardiography in preventive cardiology, valvular heart disease, heart failure, LVAD and congenital heart disease. Explore how to perform carotid intima media thickness, 3-D imaging, strain imaging and hand-held echo imaging.

Coronary Artery Disease: Case-Based Learning 2015
Nov. 20-22, 2015, in Las Vegas
This course provides an in-depth overview of the spectrum of coronary artery disease. Highlights include novel risk factors, imaging technologies and new management strategies for patients with acute coronary artery disease.

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In the Video Center

Melody Valve Therapy Overview: Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve and Tricuspid/Mitral Valve-in-Valve
In this Grand Rounds presentation, Allison Cabalka, M.D., reviews lesions that may benefit from percutaneous pulmonary valve therapy and acute and intermediate-term follow-up data for percutaneous pulmonary valve replacement. She also discusses valve-in-valve therapy for failing bioprosthetic tricuspid/mitral valves.

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