Echocardiography and Noninvasive Vascular Testing Lecture Series - Evolution in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Femoral Artery Pseudoaneurysms
Femoral Artery Pseudoaneurysms (FAP) is one of the troublesome groin complications related to the femoral arterial access site used for invasive procedures. Due to the increased number and complexity of endovascular interventions, the incidence of iatrogenic pseudoaneurysm formation has increased. This lecture will address the pathophysiology, diagnostic imaging and treatment options of FAP.
Cardiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, echocardiography and noninvasive vascular testing specialists, sonographers, nurses and respiratory therapists.
- Describe the natural history of femoral pseudoaneurysms.
- Describe ways to diagnosis femoral pseudoaneurysms.
- Explain treatment options for femoral pseudoaneurysms.
- Discuss risks and benefits of ultrasound guided thrombin injection.
Steven S. Kang, M.D.
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Baptist Health Quality Network
Steven Kang, M.D., has indicated that he has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies. Dr. Kang has disclosed that his presentation will include discussion of off-label or unapproved product usage.
Planning Group Disclosures
Elliott J. Elias, M.D., disclosed that he is a member of the speakers bureau for Abbott Laboratories, and his participation will not include discussion of off-label or unapproved product usage.
Muhammad Hasan, has indicated that he has no relevant commercial relationships to disclose, and that his participation will not include discussion of off-label or unapproved product usage.
Brian J. Schiro, M.D., disclosed that he receives grant/research support from Medtronic and the he is a member of the speaker’s bureau for Penumbra and Sirtex. Dr. Schiro has also disclosed that his lecture will include discussion of off-label or unapproved usage.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-716239, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners and Nurses. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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