Knowing When to Consider LVAD or Transplant for End-Stage Heart Failure

Knowing When to Consider LVAD or Transplant for End-Stage HF

Knowing When to Consider LVAD or Transplant for End-Stage Heart Failure

10/28/2016 - 10/28/2019

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Overview

This tutorial seeks to give the learner an overview of mechanical circulatory support devices. It presents indications for VAD therapy, considerations for referral of a patient, overview of device therapy, and Mayo Clinic resources.

Objectives

  • Determine when to refer an patient with end stage heart failure for VAD evaluation
  • Recognize symptoms of a patient in NYHA class IV heart failure
  • Identify how a VAD Coordinator can be of assistance in managing a patient at home with a VAD

Faculty


Sudhir S. Kushwaha, M.D., FACC

Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Cardiac Transplant and Assist Device Program
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN



Sarah Schettle, P.A.-C

Mechanical Circulatory Support Device Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Pricing

$40 - Streaming Video

$50 - Streaming Video and DVD


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