Online CME Series: Chronic Total Occlusion Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (CTO PCI)

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Take the post test here:

Presented by:
Calvin Y Choi, M.D., M.S., FACC, FSCAI

Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Florida, College of Medicine

Dr. Choi is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Florida.  Furthermore, Dr. Choi is the director of cardiac catheterization laboratory at the Malcom Randall VAMC and the physician director of quality for the division of cardiovascular medicine at the University of Florida.  He specializes in complex, high-risk interventional procedures involving structural heart and coronary artery chronic total occlusion.  He has completed a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health and has received numerous awards for teaching.

Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians, Mid-Level Providers, Cardiologists, Interventional Cardiologists and Cardiac Surgeons.

 Learning Objectives:

As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review pertinent data for contemporary CTO PCI
  • Review indications for CTO PCI
  • Review contemporary strategy and technique for CTO PCI

Requirements for successful completion: Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test.

 Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Resources for further study:

  1. Brilakis, et al. “Guiding Principles for CTO PCI: A Global Expert Consensus Document.” Circulation 2019; 140: 420-433.
  2. Choi, et al. “Coronary Artery Chronic Total Occlusion.”  Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications 2016; 1 (3): 325-335.