October 2019
Patient Care

Bryan C. Cannon, M.D., a Mayo Clinic pediatric cardiologist and electrophysiology specialist, discusses supraventricular tachycardia and potential treatment options for pediatric patients.

Researchers report a reduced incidence of overall de novo malignancies (excluding nonmelanoma skin cancers) and post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorders in recipients of heart transplantation who were converted to a sirolimus-based immunosuppression regimen.

Results from the Kardiovize 2030 project indicate that, with the exception of those who smoked, dog owners were more likely to achieve recommended levels of behavioral cardiovascular health metrics than non-dog owners.

A study supports that artificial intelligence (AI) can detect signs of an irregular heart rhythm in an electrocardiogram, even if the heart is in normal rhythm at the time of a test.

Patients who experience recurrent chest pain after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) often receive percutaneous coronary intervention. Research indicates that a better option may be to repeat CABG.

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Nov. 22-24, 2019, in Amelia Island, Fla.
This course reviews the spectrum of electrophysiology practice, including arrhythmia mechanisms and pharmacology, catheter diagnosis and therapy, device-based treatments, maneuvers for arrhythmia diagnosis in the electrophysiology laboratory, and ablation of atrial fibrillation.

Dec. 12-14, 2019, in Chicago
Topics include practical echocardiography, pericardial disease, ischemic heart disease, heart failure, diastolic dysfunction and valvular heart disease. This course is held in collaboration with the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Dec. 16-19, 2019, in Marco Island, Fla.
Topics include the application of Doppler principles to assessing hemodynamics including valvular heart disease, use of echocardiography to assess prosthetic valves, interpretation of diastolic echocardiographic measurements, and use of stress echocardiography and contrast.

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