UPMC Physician Resources
Heart and Vascular
Pittsburgh Vascular Symposium
This two-day CME conference will include discussion, case presentations, and care demonstrations. Presenters from academic and clinical settings will cover such topics as dialysis access, vascular and renal medicine, aortic and carotid disease treatment, endovascular repair options and treatments, and procedures for venous disease. A multidisciplinary panel of national and international speakers from vascular surgery, vascular medicine, cardiology, interventional radiology, and nephrology will provide a state of the art update on the treatment of vascular disease.
Three Star Rating
Two UPMC hospitals have received the highest score for coronary artery bypass surgery from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), placing them in the top 13 percent of hospitals in the nation.
Congestive Heart Failure: New Approaches to an Old Problem
This course will discuss risk factors for congestive heart failure, review effectiveness of standard therapies, and emphasize the importance of enhanced monitoring and early intervention.
Publish Date: 5/5/2015
Total Viewing Time: 45min
Timing of Mechanical Circulatory Support: Which Patients and When?
Dr. Jeffrey Teuteberg identifies risk factors for heart failure, explains recognizing benefits of continuous flow LVADs and presents the understanding of patients limitations with advanced heart failure.
Publish Date: 1/8/2015
Total Viewing Time: 41 min