STS Symposium: Mechanical Circulatory Support for Advanced Cardiopulmonary Disease
September 20-21, 2013
Renaissance O'Hare Chicago
- Online registration is now closed; if you have not yet registered, please register onsite.
Course Co-Director Margarita Camacho, MD, shares a message on why this course will benefit you and your practice.
Advanced mechanical device technologies for cardiac and pulmonary support are providing new opportunities for both temporary and long-term patient treatment options. Register now for the STS Symposium: Mechanical Circulatory Support for Advanced Cardiopulmonary Disease, to be held September 20-21 in Chicago.
This 1.5-day Symposium will cover the complexities of patient management, new device technologies, and important governmental regulations associated with initiating and maintaining an advanced technologies program.
- Friday, Sept. 20 – A series of lectures, lively debates, and challenging case presentations will address patient selection, new technologies and devices, how to tailor devices to patients, short- and long-term patient management strategies, and more.
- Saturday, Sept. 21 – A half-day interactive wet lab will offer numerous opportunities for a hands-on experience of device operation and implant techniques, including instruction on proper device settings, assessment of device performance, and device troubleshooting.
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.