DOC, MY LEG HURTS! 9TH ANNUAL UPDATE ON VASCULAR DISEASE

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION 

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TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2018
5 – 6 p.m. Registration and Reception
6 – 9:10 p.m. Dinner and CME Presentations
Landerhaven
6111 Landerhaven Drive
Mayfield Heights, Ohio 44124

OVERVIEW
Featuring specialists with University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute, this course covers topics in vascular medicine and surgery, and endovascular treatments, including diagnostic testing, clinical guidelines
and the latest research findings and discoveries. Our experts examine the potential benefits and risks of various therapies, and discuss how they might impact patient care.
216-844-3800 UHhospitals.org/Heart

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Identify clinical signs and symptoms of venous, arterial and neurogenic leg pain
  • Describe medical and interventional treatments for claudication
  • Conduct rapid evaluation and management of acute limb ischemia
  • Evaluate the indications for open surgery vs. endovascular therapy for CLI
  • Discuss guideline-based recommendations for treatment of DVT/VTE/PE/May-Thurner’s
  • Recognize the benefits of PERT for consequences related to VTE

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This conference is intended to update practicing internists, family medicine physicians, primary care physicians, cardiologists, hospitalists, emergency medicine physicians, vascular surgeons, endocrinologists, podiatrists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, residents and fellows on current topics in vascular disease.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

POLICY DISCLOSURE
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.

PROGRAM AGENDA

5 – 6 p.m. Registration and Reception

6 – 6:05 p.m. Welcome
Vikram Kashyap, MD

6:05 – 6:20 p.m.
Differential diagnosis of leg pain: Arterial vs. venous vs. neurogenic
Karem Harth, MD

6:20 – 6:35 p.m.
Claudication: Pathophysiology and management, both medical and surgical
Norman Kumins, MD

6:35 – 6:50 p.m.
Acute limb ischemia: Timely management and options
Virginia Wong, MD

6:50 – 7:25 p.m.
DEBATE: Critical limb ischemia

Endovascular therapy is the best option for CLI patients
Mehdi Shishehbor, DO, PhD

Bypass surgery is safe and durable for CLI patients
Christopher Smith, MD

7:25 – 7:45 p.m.
Panel discussion/Audience Q&A
Drs. Harth, Kumins, Shishehbor, Smith and Wong

7:45 – 8 p.m. Break

8 – 8:15 p.m.
Deep venous thrombosis: An ancient disease that is still prevalent
Teresa Carman, MD

8:15 – 8:30 p.m.
lliac vein compression: Review of treatment and outcomes
Michael Brown, DO

8:30 – 8:45 p.m.
Pulmonary embolism response teams (PERT)
can mitigate long-term sequelae of VTE
Robert Schilz, DO

8:45 – 9:10 p.m.
Panel Discussion/Audience Q&A
Drs. Brown, Carman and Schilz

9:10 p.m. Adjourn

This program may be supported by grants from industry. A complete list of supporters will be provided in the syllabus materials distributed at the meeting. Acceptance of funding in support of this program does not constitute endorsement of any product or manufacturer.

ACTIVITY DIRECTOR:

Vikram S. Kashyap, MD
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery 
and Endovascular Therapy
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Co-Chair, Clinical Executive Committee
and Co-Director, Vascular Center
UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Alan H. Markowitz, MD, Master Clinician for Cardiac and Vascular Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

SPEAKERS:

Michael P. Brown, DO
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Teresa L. Carman, MD
Director, Vascular Medicine and Medical Director
Center for Wound Care
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Director, Anticoagulation Monitoring Service
UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Karem C. Harth, MD, MHS
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Norman H. Kumins, MD
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Robert J. Schilz, DO, PhD, FCCP
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Disease
Program and Co-Director
Lung Transplantation
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Mehdi H. Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD
Director, Interventional Cardiovascular Center,
and Co-Director, Vascular Center
UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Professor of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Christopher J. Smith, MD
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Virginia L. Wong, MD
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Director, Vascular Services, UH Richmond Medical Center, a campus of UH Regional Hospitals
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

REGISTRATION

Register online at http://case.edu/medicine/cme.

QUESTIONS?
Contact the CME Program at 216-983-1239 or 1-800-274-8263.