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MedStar Heart Failure Summit 2019
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When: Saturday, October 12, 2019
6 Am - 6 PM
Where: Hyatt Regency Bethesda
One Bethesda Metro Center
Bethesda, Maryland  20814
United States
Contact: Francine Songa

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Register now for MedStar Heart Failure Summit 2019 taking place October 12, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda in Bethesda, MD.

This one day symposium will review the latest in the diagnosis and management of advanced heart failure. A special emphasis will be given to special conditions such as infiltrative cardiomyopathies, pulmonary hypertension, and genetic conditions. It will also provide an overview of modalities for treating end-stage advanced heart failure such as mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation. Integration of palliative care will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives
• Implement the most recent ACC/AHA guidelines in the diagnosis and management of heart failure.
• Recognize special conditions in patients with heart failure including infiltrative cardiomyopathies and pulmonary hypertension.
• Identify when to refer patients for specialized diagnostics, including advanced multi-modality imaging and genetic testing, and referral to advanced heart failure specialists and palliative care providers.
• Describe the most current modalities for treating end stage heart failure including left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) and heart transplant.
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Course Directors:
Samer S. Najjar, MD
Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program
MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute - MedStar Washington Hospital Center (Washington, DC)

Mark R. Hofmeyer, MD
Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiology Fellowship
MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute - MedStar Washington Hospital Center (Washington, DC)

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