MCVI Fellows Presentations - Clinical Research Topics in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology

June 2, 2021

Fellows participating in the current MCVI Fellowship Program will present results of their research at the Institute. Topics include irreversible electroporation in the treatment of solitary lymph node metastasis, large-bore continuous aspiration thrombectomy for PE, intravascular lithotripsy in the common femoral artery for PVD, contrast-enhanced ultrasound after EVAR and pedal artery access for treatment of infrapopliteal disease. 

Target Audience

Radiologists, Interventional Radiologists, Pulmonologists, Vascular Medicine Physicians, Vascular Surgeons, Thoracic Surgeons, Imaging Services Administration, Baptist Health Executives, Hospitalists, Family Medicine Physicians, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists (personal growth) and other interested healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize some of the new therapies poised to impact the immediate future of interventional medicine.
  • Formulate patient care strategies to properly identify and treat disease related to vascular and endovascular pathologies.
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/02/2021 - 6:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
06/02/2021 - 7:30pm EDT


5:55 p.m.          Welcome and introductions
                         Brian Schiro, M.D.

6:00 p.m.          Safety and Effectiveness of Irreversible Electroporation in the Treatment of Solitary Lymph Node Metastasis Near Critical Structures
                         – First Human Series

                         James Wang, MD

6:15 p.m.          Single-Center Initial Experience With Large Bore Continuous Aspiration Thrombectomy for Pulmonary Embolism: A Retrospective Analysis
                         Jennifer Laporte-Caballero, MD

6:30 p.m.          Retrospective Analysis of the Outcomes ad Predictive Variables in Patients Undergoing Intravascular Lithoplasty in the Common
                         Femoral Artery for Peripheral Vascular Disease

                         Varshana Gurusamy, MD

6:45 p.m.          Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound:  Is There a Superior Method of Surveillance After Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)
                         Charles Lugo, MD

7:00 p.m.          Tibial Arterial Endovascular Intervention - Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Database Outcome Analysis
Blake Jacks, MD

7:15 p.m.          Q/A

7:30 p.m.          Adjourn

Live Webinar
United States

Jennifer Laporte-Caballero, M.D.
Blake Jacks, M.D.
Varshana Gurusamy, M.D.
Charles Lugo, M.D.
James Wang, M.D.

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Miami, Florida

Jennifer Laporte-Caballero, M.D., Blake Jacks, M.D., Varshana Gurusamy, M.D., Charles Lugo, M.D., and James Wang, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose.
Brian Schiro, M.D. – Conference Director: Member of the speakers’ bureau for Penumbra and Medtronic; grant/research support for Medtronic.
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual 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.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1.5 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-849924, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1.5 credit hours for Nurse Practitioners, Nurse and Respiratory Therapists (personal growth). Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
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