Carotid Intervention: State-of-the-art

Gary Roubin, MD, PhD, Director and Physician-in-Chief of the Continuum Cardiovascular Centers of New York, presents on state-of-the-art non-surgical carotid intervention.

Target Audience

  • Interventional Cardiologists, Cardiologists, Cardiac Surgeons, Internal Medicine Physicians

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how the advancements in procedures that have traditionally been performed surgically have led to less invasive percutaneous techniques.
  • Discuss the evidence that non-surgical CAS (carotid artery stenting) should now be considered an alternative to surgical CEA (carotid endarterectomy)
  • Learn the details of the clinical trials used to compare CEA and CAS

Accreditation Statement

Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals designate this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure

It is the policy of Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals that faculty and providers disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals have established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. 

Dr. Roubin discloses the following financial relationships:

Abbott, Inc.
Cook, Inc

Presenter

Gary Roubin, MD, PhD

Gary Roubin, MD, PhD Gary Roubin, MD, PhD, is the Director and Physician-in-Chief of the Continuum Cardiovascular Centers of New York. Dr. Roubin is a world-renowned interventional cardiologist, perhaps best known for his groundbreaking work in the field of coronary angioplasty and stenting—pioneering and placing the ...
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