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CME / ABIM MOC

Advances in Transcatheter-Edge-to-Edge Repair for Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation: New Data for Novel Devices

  • Authors: Linda D. Gillam, MD, MPH​; Scott Lim, MD​; Robert Smith, MD​
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 9/28/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 9/28/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.50 ABIM MOC points

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for cardiologists, primary care physicians (PCPs), surgeons, and other healthcare providers (HCPs) who provide care for patients with mitral regurgitation (MR).

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to improve understanding of the latest data for the use of TEER to treat DMR.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Consequences of DMR 
    • Latest clinical data for TEER to treat DMR
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Using strategies to integrate the latest data into clinical care to improve patient outcomes


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Faculty

  • Linda D. Gillam, MD, MPH​

    Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine​
    Morristown Medical Center/​Atlantic Health System​
    Professor of Medicine ​
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College ​
    Thomas Jefferson University​
    Past President of the American Society of Echocardiography​
    Morristown, New Jersey

    Disclosures

    Linda D. Gillam, MD, MPH, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Bracco; Edwards Lifesciences; Phillips
    Contracted researcher for: Edwards Lifesciences; Medtronic

  • Scott Lim, MD​

    Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics​
    Director Emeritus – Advanced Cardiac Valve Center​
    University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, Virginia

    Disclosures

    Scott Lim, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Ancora; Phillips; Venus; WL Gore
    Research funding from: Abbott Vascular; Boston Science; Edwards Lifesciences; Medtronic

  • Robert Smith, MD​

    Chairman Cardiovascular Surgical Services​
    Baylor Scott & White​
    The Heart Hospital Plano
    Assistant Medical Director of Cardiovascular Surgery​
    Baylor Scott & White​
    Plano, Texas

    Disclosures

    Robert Smith, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Artivion; Medtronic
    Research funding from: Abbott Vascular; Artivion; Edwards Lifesciences

Editors

  • Joy P. Marko, MS, APN-C, CCMEP

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC 

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    Joy P. Marko, MS, APN-C, CCMEP, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Cheryl Leigh Perkins, MD, RPh

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC 

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    Cheryl Leigh Perkins, MD, RPh, has no relevant financial relationships.

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    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CNE, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.

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This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.


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CME / ABIM MOC

Advances in Transcatheter-Edge-to-Edge Repair for Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation: New Data for Novel Devices

Authors: Linda D. Gillam, MD, MPH​; Scott Lim, MD​; Robert Smith, MD​Faculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 9/28/2022

Valid for credit through: 9/28/2023

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Contents of This CME Activity

All sections of this activity are required for credit.

The Evolving Treatment Paradigm for DMR: A Primer

The landscape of treatment options for degenerative mitral regurgitation is growing. New nonsurgical options are now on the scene!
Linda D. Gillam, MD, MPH

Digging Deep Into New Data for DMR: Rationale and Trial Design

Important trials and outcomes in the mitral regurgitation space.
Scott Lim, MD

Digging Deep Into New Data for DMR: The Results Are In

Who may benefit from newly released trial data?
Scott Lim, MD

Looking Ahead: Implications of New Data for Clinical Care

How will the new data change the way we care for patients with degenerative mitral valve regurgitation?
Robert Smith, MD
 

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