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Transradial Symposium 2018 Transradial Symposium 2018

March 30, 2019 This one-day CME event will feature a wide range of topics on the transradial approach to cardiac catheterization /PCI, case-based discussions, and videos presented by the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute faculty. Internationally recognized guest lecturers will be featured. 

Topics Include

Benefits and procedural, as well as technical, advancements in transradial approach for diagnostic catheterization and PCI. 
Novel Afib ablation techniques and indications for left atrial appendage occluding devices. 
Discussion of patient selection, technical aspects, avoidance of complications, and economic issues. 

Panel discussions and audience participation will also be included. 

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for cardiologists (both invasive and non-invasive), advanced practice providers, cardiac cath lab nurses, as well as technologists, and other interested health care professionals. 

Course Directors

John Schindler, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Assistant Professor of Medicine 
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 
Co-Director, UPMC Center for Aortic Valve Disease 
Krishna Tummalapalli, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Clinical Assistant Professor 
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 
Director, Interventional Cardiology 
Proctor, Transradial Training 
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Shadyside 
Dustin Kliner, MD, FACC
Clinical Assistant Professor UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Shadyside   


Sponsored by

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences 


Continuing Education Credit

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
Other health care professionals are awarded 0.5 continuing education units (CEU’s) which equals 5.7 contact hours. 
The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity, institution. 



Registering online is the quickest and easiest way to reserve your space at CCEHS conferences. 

• Visit our online registration
• Click on Upcoming Events 
• Scroll to March 30th — 5th Annual Advanced Transradial and Complex Cardiac Interventions Symposium 
• Click the Registration button and enter all requested information 
• After registering, an electronic confirmation will be sent to the email address you provided us when you registered


Additional Information

 View the event brochure here.

For more information, please contact Brenda Smith at 1-412-647-6816 or