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Dr. John Schindler discusses transradial approaches for STEMI patients and improving outcomes.

Educational objectives:

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

  1. Improve outcomes for ST elevation myocardial infarction patients
  2. Increase awareness of the technical aspects of primary PCI for STEMI pts
  3. Improve the outcomes in patients after the procedure

Reading Resources: 

  1. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006;47:2180-7
  2. N Engl J Med 2008; 358:2218-2230
  3. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(4):420-426


Dr. Schindler has reported no relevant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .5 contact hour.

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Release Date: 10/13/2015 | Last Modified On: 10/13/2015 | Expires: 10/13/2016

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