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Dr. Prem Soman presents case studies with cardiac amyloidosis and explains genotypes and phenotypes of common transthyretin (TTR) mutations.

Educational Objectives: 

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the “clinical alerts” for wild type ATTR cardiac amyloidosis
  • Explain the importance of Tc-99 PYP scans in the field
  • Describe making a diagnosis using PYP and monoclonal protein

Disclosures:

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity have disclosed all financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All of the relevant financial relationships for the individuals listed below have been mitigated.

Dr. Prem Soman receives;

  •  Grant/research support: Pfizer and Astellas
  • Consultant: Eidos, Spectrum Dynamics, Pfizer and Alnylam

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

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Release Date: 3/12/2020 | Last Modified On: 8/9/2022 | Expires: 7/8/2023

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