The Future of Surgical Revascularization of the Heart

Minimally invasive coronary surgery is safe, widely applicable and associated with excellent postoperative clinical outcomes. This course features one of the pioneers in minimally invasive cardiac surgery, Dr. Joseph T. McGinn Jr., who will discuss the future of surgical revascularization of the heart with surgical options for minimally invasive cardiac surgery.

Target Audience

Cardiologists, Interventional Cardiologists, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Interventional Radiologists, Pulmonologists, Hematologists, General Internists, Primary Care Physicians, Intensivists, General Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Hospitalists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists and other interested healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate options for coronary revascularization and identify contraindications to minimally invasive coronary surgery.
  • Effectively identify patients who would benefit from minimally invasive coronary surgery.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Serruys, P. W., Morice, M. C., Kappetein, A. P., Colombo, A., Holmes, D. R., Mack, M. J., ... & Van Dyck, N. (2009). Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary-artery bypass grafting for severe coronary artery disease. New England Journal of Medicine, 360(10), 961-972.
  • Mohr, F. W., Morice, M. C., Kappetein, A. P., Feldman, T. E., Ståhle, E., Colombo, A., ... & Houle, V. M. (2013). Coronary artery bypass graft surgery versus percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with three-vessel disease and left main coronary disease: 5-year follow-up of the randomised, clinical SYNTAX trial. The lancet, 381(9867), 629-638.
  • McGinn Jr, J. T., Usman, S., Lapierre, H., Pothula, V. R., Mesana, T. G., & Ruel, M. (2009). Minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting: dual-center experience in 450 consecutive patients. Circulation, 120(11_suppl_1), S78-S84.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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 Pharmacy
Course opens: 
12/01/2020
Course expires: 
11/30/2022

Joseph T. McGinn Jr., M.D.
Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Joseph T. McGinn Jr., M.D., faculty for this educational activity, indicated that he is on the speakers’ bureau for Medtronic and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Barry Katzen, M.D., conference director for this educational activity, indicated that he is a consultant for Boston Scientific, Phillips Medical, W.L. Gore and Bard. 

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.  

*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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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 enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 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 Pharmacy
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