Talks from the 2010 Symposium

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Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Are we stuck with Warfarin?

Peter Tilkemeier, MD, FACC
Miriam Hospital

Atrial Fibrillation: To Ablate or medicate?

Peem Lorvidhaya, MD, FACC
Rhode Island Hospital

Biventricular Pacing: When should we use it?

Michael Hayder, MD, FACC
Miriam Hospital

Implantable Defibrillators: Who should get one?

Malcolm Kirk, MD, FACC
Rhode Island Hospital

Anticoagulation: Who needs periprocedural bridging and how do I do it?

Janet Long, MSN, ARPN, BC, ACNP
Rhode Island Hospital

Patent Foramen Ovale: When should we close it?

Athena Poppas, MD, FACC
Rhode Island Hospital

Percutaneous Aortic Valves: Is it the future here?

Thomas M. Drew, MD, FACC
Rhode Island Hospital

Enhanced External Counterpulsation: What is it and when should I use it?

Neil Brandon, MD, FACC
South County Hospital

Screening Asymptomatic Coronary Disease: When, how and why?

Joseph Terlato, MD, FACC
Rhode Island Hospital

Pre-operative Cardiac Evaluation: Where are we now?

Steven R. Fera, MD, FACC
Rhode Island Hospita
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Antiplatelet Agents and Primary Coronary Intervention: What should the internist know?

Paul C. Gordon, MD, FACC
Miriam Hospital

Radiation from Cardiac Imaging: What are the risks?

Brian Abbott, MD, FACC
Rhode Island Hospital

Update on Diabetic Dyslipidemia: Who should be treated with a fibrate after accord-lipid?

Karen Aspry, MD, FACC
Rhode Island Hospital

Peripheral Aterial Screening: Who, when and why?

Mitchel Sklar, MD, FACC
Miriam Hospital

Carotid Stenting: Who should get it?

Peter A. Soukas, MD, FACC
Miriam Hospital

Neurocognitive Dysfunction Post Cardiac Surgery: How common is it and why does it happen?

Frank Sellke, MD FACC
Rhode Island Hospital