Active International Cardiovascular
Institute Journal Club
Facilitators: Ed Lundy, MD, PhD
Cary Hirsch, MD
A brief informational program will be presented
prior to meeting.
Ronald Zolty, MD
Director, Congestive Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension
Weiler Hospital/Montefiore Medical Center,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnosis, Treatment and Case Analysis”
The categories for the articles are:
A – Interventional Cardiology
A-1- Fibrinolysis or Primary PCI in ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction
A-2- Percutaneous Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale in Cryptogenic Embolism
A-3 - Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale vs Medical Therapy after Cryptogenic Stroke
A-4 - Editorial - Still No closure on the Question of PFO Closure
B – Cardiology
D – Cardiac Surgery
ObjectivesFollowing the completion of this program, participants should be able to:
1. Discuss the most recent cardiac research and clinical information in order to maintain a
leading edge in clinical competency.
2. Identify the most current trends in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease.
3. Promote discussion regarding the valve of information being presented.
Good Samaritan Hospital Accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.
Good Samaritan Hospital designates this Journal-Based CME activity for a Maximum of two credits AMA/PRA Category One Credit????Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.?
Facility Disclosure Statement
All faculties participating in continuing medical education programs sponsored by Good Samaritan Hospital are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation.
Underwritten by an unrestricted grant from