The presentation within this course were originally presented at the 2019 SIR Annual Scientific Meeting.
The goal of this course is to improve patient care by increasing learner competence in the latest therapies and best outcomes relating to below the knee peripheral arterial disease. This course is intended for interventional radiologists, interventional cardiology, vascular surgery, in-training radiologists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. The following are included in this course:
Introduction and wires/catheters - Andrew Blum, MD, FSIR
Anatomy, Pedal Loop - Timothy Yates, MD
Tibial Interventions, no limits - John Rundback, MD, FSIR, FAHA
Management of tibial access, complications - Kumar Madassery, MD
Management of P3 occlusions - Mike Watts, MD
On completion of this course, an attendee should be able to:
- Recognize how and when to perform pedal / tibial access
- State the importance of limb salvage and wound healing in critical limb ischemia
- Name available tools for below the knee arterial endovascular intervention
- Identify critical arterial anatomy of the pedal loop
Andrew Blum, MD, FSIR, Elmburst Memorial Interventional Radiology Services
Timothy Yates, MD, Mount Sinai Medical Center
John Rundback, MD, FSIR, FAHA, Advanced Interventional Radiology Services, LLP
Kumar Madassery, MD, Rush University Medical Center
Mike Watts, MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) is accredited by the ACCME to provide medical education for physicians.
SIR designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program will be approved for a maximum of 1.50 self-assessment CME credits (SA-CME) by the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR). SIR is awarded Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). The SA-CME offered within this enduring material meet the ABR’s criteria for a self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program.