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Deborah Hosts the 7th Annual Role of Cardiac Imaging in the Female Patient

For three days, Deborah Heart and Lung Center is hosting a professional symposium – the 7th Annual Role of Cardiac Imaging in the Female Patient. Sponsored in conjunction with The Cardiovascular Institute of Philadelphia, this educational symposium has presented timely and insightful topics for medical professionals, offering the latest information on new research, best practices, and new trends in imaging for women.

As the field evolves, there is a growing recognition that differences in anatomy play a key role in properly treating female patients. This continuing education symposium has focused on a variety of important topics in non-invasive cardiac imaging including:

  • Echo Assessment of Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD)
  • ACHD in Pregnancy
  • Cardiac MRI in ACHD
  • CT in ACHD
  • Misunderstood Presentations of Heart Disease in Women
  • PET to Diagnose Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac PET in Infective Endocarditis
  • Making SPECT Imaging Even Better
  • 3D Echo for Structural Heart Procedures
  • Echo to Distinguish HCM from Other Masqueraders
  • Echo and Strain in Cardio Oncology

The diverse, nationally renowned, professional faculty presented under the leadership of course director — Renee Bullock-Palmer, MD, Deborah Heart and Lung Center. On Saturday, December 5, 2020 during the opening session, the Keynote Speaker was Heidi Connolly, MD, Mayo Clinic. The other key presenters included:

  • Boban Abraham, MD St. Christopher Hospital for Children
  • Mohit Bhasin, MD Innovation Health Services
  • Ron Blankstein, MD Harvard Medical School
  • Tiffany Chen, MD University of Pennsylvania
  • Vasken Dilsizian, MD University of Maryland Medical School
  • Pedram Kazemian, MD Deborah Heart and Lung Center
  • Pravin V. Patil, MD Temple University
  • Sabrina Phillips, MD Mayo Clinic
  • Malissa Wood, MD Harvard Medical School

“Although we had to move to a virtual platform this year” said Deborah’s Dr. Bullock-Palmer “we were determined to continue providing information that is vital to the health and well-being of female cardiology patients throughout the country. I am pleased that we were able to continue this nearly decades-long tradition of critically-important education.”

The presentations are recorded, and will be available on demand to listen to. To register:

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By participating in this quiz, or screening or health assessment, I recognize and accept all risks associated with it. I understand that the program will only screen for certain risk factors and does not constitute a complete physical exam. For the diagnosis of a medical problem, I must see a physician for a complete medical exam. I release Deborah Heart and Lung Center and any other organization(s) involved in this screening, and their employees and agents, from all liabilities, medical claims or expenses which may arise from my participation. Thank you for investing in your health by participating today.