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  • Unit 5.4a: Saphenous Vein and Arterial Graft Interventions, Part 1

    Sheldon Goldberg, MD — Hahnemann University Hospital

    Duration:1 hour

    Faculty Disclosure

    • Grant and/or Research Support: Cordis; Boston Scientific
    • Consultant: Medical Simulation Corporation

    Learning Objectives

    • Recognize the biology and natural history of saphenous vein graft intervention
    • Review the results with bare metal, covered and drug eluting stents
    • Describe the potential and consequences of distal embolization
    • Detail the types of embolic protection devices
    • Diagnose and appropriately treat patients with reduced blood flow in the internal mammary artery
    • Review the role of adjunctive medical treatment in patients after intervention