Anticoagulation and Bleeding Complications in MCS Patients

December 16, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EST


 
Developed from ISHLT2020 Session 29 (ORAL)
 

Scientific Program

Moderators: Ulrich Jorde, MD, Montefiore Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
Sebastian V. Rojas, MD, Herz- und Diabeteszentrum NRW, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany

Welcome & Recognition of ISHLT/OH Frazier Award in MCS Translational Research, sponsored by Medtronic
Joseph Rogers, MD, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Jordan R.H. Hoffman, MD, Assistant Professor in Cardiac Surgery at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN., receives the O.H. Frazier Award in MCS Translational Research sponsored by Medtronic. The $65,000 award will allow Dr. Hoffman to study complications that arise in some heart failure patients who rely on Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs) for cardiac support.

Welcome and Program Panel Introduction
Moderator 1

(93) The Impact of Aspirin Dose on Hemocompatibility-Related Adverse Events during HeartMate 3 Support - An Analysis from the MOMENTUM 3 Trial
Omar Saeed, MD, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA

(94) Discontinuation of Aspirin in HeartMate 3: Long-Term Outcomes
Sern Lim, MD, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, United Kingdom

(96) Prevention of Non-Surgical Bleeding by Management of HeartMate II Patients without Antiplatelet Therapy
Ulrich Jorde, MD, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA

(97) Early Bleeding is Associated with Increased Length of Stay and Early Death in LVAD Recipients
Valluvan Jeevanandam, MD, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

(98) Impact of Hemocompatibility on Emergency Resource Utilization in Ventricular Assist Device Patients
Jonathan J. Edwards, MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

(99) Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) Patients Bridged with Enoxaparin in the Outpatient Setting: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Experience
Lawrence S. Czer, MD, Cedars Sinai Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Moderated Q & A Segment with All Presenters
Moderator 2

ISHLT MCS Interdisciplinary Network Update
Diyar Saeed, MD, PhD, Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
Chair, MCS Interdisciplinary Network Steering Committee

ISHLT Announcements
Greg Schultz, CEO, ISHLT, Addison, TX, USA
 

Continuing Education Information

Learning Objectives – At the conclusion of this webinar attendees will increase the knowledge, performance and/or practice by listening to seven (7) abstracts that were to be presented at the 2020 ISHLT Scientific Annual Meeting. The presenters will be disseminating data as it relates to Anticoagulation and Bleeding Complications in MCS Patients. Abstract presentations have been peer reviewed.

Target Audience – The target audience for the December webinar session includes physicians, surgeons, scientists, pharmacists, nurses, transplant coordinators and other allied health and social science professionals engaged in the management and treatment of patients with advanced heart or lung disease, basic science or clinical research related to these fields, or other specialties which cause them to become involved in the treatment of patients with advanced heart or lung disease.

Activity Designed to Change – This activity is designed to change knowledge, competence and performance.

Learning Attributes   Patient Care and Medical Knowledge

Disclosures – Current guidelines state that participants in continuing medical and allied health professional education activities must be made aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect the program content or a speaker’s presentation. Planners, Faculty and Chairs participating in this meeting are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation or service as Chair/Planner. Disclosures will be distributed in the Learner Notification that you receive as a participant prior to the live virtual session. Additionally, all speakers have been asked to verbally disclose at the start of their presentation any financial interest or affiliations and to indicate if a product they are discussing is not labeled for the use under discussion or is still investigational.

Disclaimer – The information presented in this activity represents the opinion of the faculty and is not necessarily the official position of the ISHLT.

Documenting CME Credits – The ISHLT provides CME certificates to those who have participated in an ISHLT educational activity. The ISHLT does not submit credits to regulating bodies or certifying organizations on behalf of the participants. It is the participants responsibility to submit proof of credits on his or her own behalf.
 

ACCME Accreditation

Physicians

Accreditation Statement – The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement – ISHLT designates this live virtual activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and Pharmacists

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT). Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 contact hours for nurses.

Amedco LLC has submitted an application to the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) for continuing education credits for this activity.

Note to Pharmacists: The only official Statement of Credit is the one you pull from CPE Monitor. You must request your certificate within 30 days of the activity to meet the deadline for submission to CPE Monitor.

Nurse Practitioners

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) recognizes the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as approved accreditors and allow reciprocity for AANPCP continuing education.

Transplant Coordinators Credit

As a designated Approved Provider by the American Board for Transplant Certification (ABTC), the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation grants up to 1 Category 1 Continuing Education Points for Transplant Coordinators (CEPTCs) for this offering. CEPTC Approval Number: 221-21.