Dallas PVD Updates
Dallas PVD Updates

Course Description

Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to:

  1. Medical therpay options available to manage peripheral vascular disease.
  2. Understand the current indications, risks, complications, and outcome of medical, interventional, and surgical therapies for the treatment of peripheral arterial and venous diseases.
  3. Recognize and manage complications of arterial and venous interventions.
  4. Assess new methods, devices, recent and ongoing studies.
  5. Recognize, diagnose and manage patients with pulmonary embolus.

Scientific Program


Saturday, September 24, 2022
(All times are Central Standard Time)
Arterial Section:
Carotid Artery Disease
8:45 am
• Best medical therapy and current recommendations, when is this enough?
9:00 am
• Carotid artery stenting, what is the best approach?
9:15 am
• Carotid endarterectomy, is this still the gold standard and how does it compare to less invasive interventions?
9:30 am
9:40 am
Lower Extremity Disease
9:50 am
• Angioplasty/stenting vs. endarterectomy in patients with severe CFA disease
10:05 am
Best approach to improve patency in severely calcific SFA CTO (BMS, CS, DES, DEB, Atherectomy)
10:20 am
• Use of IVUS in lower extremity vascular disease, when and why.
10:25 am
• Pedal arch intervention in lower extremity vascular disease. When do I use it and is it required or optional?
10:40 am
• R2P Interventions: How do I choose the appropriate case and what treatment can I do?
10:55 am
Venous Section:
12:30 pm
• Update on the diagnosis with medical management of varicose veins and venous insufficiency; initial treatment/evaluation. When is intervention considered?
12:45 pm
• Iliac vein venoplasty and stent placement; When is it necessary and what are my tricks?
1:00 pm
• Chronic deep venous occlusions with intervention, how I do it and when
1:15 pm
• Currrent options for treatment of acute lower extremity DVT: How do I decide what options offer and when?
1:30 pm
• Use of IVUS in deep venous procedures: When IVUS saved the day.
1:45 pm
• Evaluation and treatment for PE with medical therapy or intervention, when should we intervene?
2:00 pm
2:15 pm

Target Audience

Physicians specializing in interventional cardiology; interventional and neurologic radiology; vascular medicine; vascular, neurologic, and cardiothoracic surgery; podiatry; fellows and residents; and, allied health professionals (including nurses, vascular clinic staff, endovascular operating room staff, cath lab and angiography suite staff, nurse practitioners, vascular technologists, and physician assistants).

Accreditation & Credit Designation

The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET), Provider #0007001, has approved this program for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) will provide 5 Contact Hours CE nursing credits for this program. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 17101, for 5 Contact Hours.


Free attendance but registration is required

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