|Carcinoid Heart Disease Clinic offers treatment options to patients with carcinoid tumors
Carcinoid heart disease affects more than half of patients with carcinoid tumors. A new multidisciplinary clinic provides individualized review of patients to determine the degree of cardiac valve involvement and the best type and timing of intervention.
Arm ergometer provides an alternative to treadmill or leg cycle stress testing
Arm ergometer exercise testing can be performed with the patient standing or seated and with or without oxygen consumption measurement. It is helpful for patients with paraplegia or symptoms that occur only during arm work.
TAH successfully bridges patients to transplant
For 5 percent of patients with advanced heart failure, contemporary assist devices fail to address the problem of biventricular failure. The total artificial heart (TAH) has emerged as a reliable strategy for successfully bridging these patients to transplant.
4th Annual Innovations in Valve and Structural Heart Disease 2015
April 2-4, 2015, in Paradise Island, Bahamas
This clinically oriented course highlights innovations and recent developments in valvular and structural heart disease interventions. Review imaging and treatment for aortic stenosis, mitral regurgitation, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and left atrial appendage closure.
Case Studies from the Heart of Manhattan: A Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Update 2015
April 16-18, 2015, in New York
Review clinically relevant information regarding heart failure and arrhythmias, as well as ischemic, structural, congenital and vascular heart disease. The interactive, practice-based format includes case presentations of common and controversial clinical dilemmas supported by lectures in new and topical cardiovascular developments.
Imaging in Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Pearls for All Cardiac Providers 2015
April 24-26, 2015, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Topics include the use of multimodality imaging techniques in the management of adult patients with congenital cardiac malformations. Clinical case-based format highlights the impact of echocardiography, cardiac CT and MRI scanning in the care of these complex patients.
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