Jose “Pepe” Alvarez, Jr., M.D., Memorial Lecture on Vascular Disease: DVT and Pulmonary Embolus: Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Therapy
Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) are the two most important manifestations of venous thromboembolism (VTE), which is the third most common life-threatening cardiovascular disease, after myocardial infarction and stroke, in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the annual incidence of VTE is one or two per 1,000 persons, and the overall mortality rate is between 60,000 and 100,000 annually. Please join us for the 15th Annual Jose “Pepe” Alvarez Jr., M.D., Memorial Lecture on Vascular Disease, with guest speaker John A. Kaufman, M.D.
Cardiologists, Vascular Surgeons, Interventional Radiologists, Interventional Cardiologists, Primary Care Physicians, Podiatrists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, General Internists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists and other interested healthcare providers.
- Describe current indications, techniques, and outcomes for intervention in deep venous thrombosis and acute pulmonary embolism.
- Implement evidence-based risk stratification of patients presenting with DVT or acute pulmonary embolism, and initiate appropriate treatment.
John A. Kaufman, M.D., M.S., FSIR, FAHA, FCIRSE, EBIR
Chair, Department of Interventional Radiology
Director, Dotter Interventional Institute
Frederick S. Keller Professor of Interventional Radiology
Oregon Health & Science University
John Kaufman, M.D., faculty for this educational event, is a consultant for Argon, Cook Medical, Medyx.ai, and Shape Memory Medical. In addition he is a stock shareholder for Auxetics, Hatch Medical, Endoshape and VuMedi. Dr. Kaufman indicated that he will include discussion of off-label use in his presentation.
Barry T. Katzen, M.D. – Consultant for Phillips, Gore and Boston Scientific.
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