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Join us at Comprehensive Care for the Lifetime Treatment of Adult Congenital Heart Disease: A Case-Based Approach

About Comprehensive Care for the Lifetime Treatment of Adult Congenital Heart Disease: A Case-Based Approach

Adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD) are a rapidly growing and frequently underserved population resulting in new challenges for practitioners who often have knowledge and practice gaps regarding the optimal management strategies for these patients.

The goal of this educational activity is to update participants on clinical and research advances in the morphologies of congenital anomalies, the best diagnostic modalities and interventions, and the most appropriate management strategies. By providing this information in an evidence-based manner, presenters will address the existing knowledge, competence, and practice gaps of participants, which have the potential to improve clinical outcomes in this patient population.

Improve Your Knowledge To:

  • Summarize the most recent developments in the assessment of right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction, including clinical evaluation and interventional, surgical, and hybrid options in adult patients with congenital heart disease.
  • Describe improvements in strategies in the assessment and management of adults who underwent Fontan surgery, including imaging, treatment options, timing of valve interventions, Fontan conversion, and heart failure therapies.
  • Summarize options for the assessment and treatment of patients with Fontan-associated liver disease.  
  • Describe the social and patient-perceived barriers that complicate the diagnosis and life-long management of adult congenital heart disease patients.
  • Detail the highly complex ecosystem of congenital heart care in adults, and describe how new guidelines may shape that care in the future.

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, surgeons, nurses, physician assistants, social workers and all health care professionals involved in the evaluation, diagnosis and/or management of patients with adult congenital heart disease.