2nd Annual UCSD “Lead Management Update”

Co-Sponsored Event

CME: 7.50; CE: 7.35

- Duration: 1 Day

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Activity Description:

This course is designed to provide the learner with the most up to date review of lead management, and to give an in-depth review of indications for lead extraction and management of device infections as well as available tools and technology for extraction.  A live extraction case will be featured with an expert panel discussion.This course is designed to provide the learner with the most up-to-date review of lead management

Registration Information:

To learn more and register for this activity, please contact Kate Greathouse via email:  kgreathouse@ucsd.edu


Estancia La Jolla Hotel, La Jolla, CA, United States

Course Directors/Faculty:

Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, MD, FHRS

Victor Pretorius, MD, MBChB

Peter Belott, MD, FHRS

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate an increased knowledge for the indications for lead extraction with review of the current guidelines
  • Review best practice and risk models for recalled leads
  • Assess lead extraction techniques
  • Summarize management of device complications including infections

Target Audience:

Electrophysiologists, Cardiologists, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, EP Fellows and Cardiology Fellows

Accreditation Statement:

The Heart Rhythm Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Disclosure Statement:

It is the policy of the Heart Rhythm Society to ensure balance, independent objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its certified educational programs. Everyone involved in the planning and participation of continuing medical education activities are required to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations. In accordance with the ACCME's Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education, all faculty and planning partners must disclose any financial relationship(s) or other relationship(s) held within the past 12 months. The Heart Rhythm Society implements a mechanism to identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to delivering the educational activity to learners. Detailed disclosure information will be disclosed prior to the activity and in the activity slides.

Contact Information:

Kate Greathouse
Tel: 858-657-5346