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Texas Heart Institute Grand Rounds | Sunil Rao, MD | BCM Lewis Lectureship – Improving the Safety of ACS Treatment: from Reducing Bleeding to Defining Transfusion Thresholds [Virtual Only Event]

February 25 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CST

Sunil Rao, MD
Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center,
Section Chief of Cardiology, Durham VA Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

Dr. Rao will discuss the incidence and associated outcomes of bleeding in ACS patients and strategies to reduce the risk and improved outcomes.

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of the activity a participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the incidence of bleeding complications among patients undergoing PCI
  2. Describe the outcomes associated with bleeding and blood transfusion in patients undergoing PCI
  3. Describe ongoing trials examining the optimal transfusion threshold in anemic patients undergoing PCI

Sunil Rao, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Planning Committee has nothing to disclose relevant to this program.
The THI CME Staff has nothing to disclose relevant to this program.
The Program Reviewers has nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Texas Heart Institute Grand Rounds is an esteemed tradition that attracts leading experts from around the world each year. Texas Heart Institute Grand Rounds is hosted in the Denton A. Cooley Auditorium at 6770 Bertner Avenue in Houston, TX.

Series attendees include Cardiology Fellows and Faculty, members of the Departments of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Surgery, as well as visitors from other clinical and teaching institutions in the Texas Medical Center. We live broadcast Grand Rounds for online viewing on any desktop computer or mobile device.

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Accreditation and Credit Designation

Texas Heart Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council or Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Texas Heart Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Questions? Contact CME@texasheart.org


February 25
12:00 pm —1:00 pm


6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030 United States