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Perioperative Medicine Part 2 – Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology 2020 (Videos)


Format: 8 Videos + 2 PDFs

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published date: 15 May 21

From the University of Pittsburgh Anesthesiology Perioperative Update Series. Perioperative Medicine Part 2 – Cardiac Anesthesiology covers the anesthetic management of patients undergoing cardiac ablations, laser lead extractions, atrial occlusion devices, percutaneous valve and endovascular aortic procedures. Focused on the noncardiac anesthesiologist, speakers in this online CME program also discuss care of cardiac patients for noncardiac surgeries, including those with valvular surgery and LVADs, management of patients taking antiplatelet and anticoagulant medications, transesophageal echocardiography for noncardiac anesthesiologists, as well as ACLS for anesthesiologists.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

- Resuscitate a patient following ACLS guidelines
- Understand how transesophageal echocardiography may assist with solving diagnostic dilemmas
- Understand management of the LVAD for non-cardiac surgery
- Understand cardiac valvular pathology and how to deal with it for non-cardiac surgery
- Have a better understanding of cardiac pacemakers and intracardiac defibrillators
- Understand how to provide anesthesia care for atrial and ventricular ablations
- Understand anesthesia for laser lead extractions and left atrial occlusion devices
- Understand anesthesia care for percutaneous valve procedures
- Understand anesthesia care for endovascular aortic procedures
- Discuss use of novel antiplatelet, anticoagulant and procoagulant agents and their complications

Intended Audience

Anesthesiologists and anesthesiologists-in-training and other anesthesia professionals, nurse anesthetists, anesthesia assistants, intensivists and perioperative medicine specialists.


A-ACLS – Anesthesia-centric Advanced Cardiac Life Support
William McIvor, MD, FASA

Transesophageal Echocardiography for the Non-Cardiac Anesthesiologist
Amanda Cole Bernardi, MD

Anesthesia for Patients with LVADs for Non-Cardiac Surgery Including Novel Antiplatelet, Anticoagulant, and Procoagulant Agents
Harikesh Subramanian, MBBS, Alexandra Nicholas, MD, and Daniel Mandell, MD

Anesthesia for Patients with Valvular Disease for Noncardiac Surgery
Catalin Ezaru, MD

Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIED)
Adam Hill, MD

Anesthesia for Procedures in the Electrophysiology Laboratory
Elizabeth Ungerman, MD, and Theresa Gelzinis, MD

Anesthesia for Percutaneous Valve Procedures
Stephen McHugh, MD

Anesthesia for Endovascular Aortic Surgery
Joshua Knight, MD

Date of Original Release: May 15, 2020
Date Credits Expire: May 15, 2023


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