Children Children

Download Podcast

View webcast with Adobe Flash Player.
click here to Download

This Event is optimized for Internet Explorer.
If you would like to use Firefox, Click Here to download the necessary plug-in.


Mechanical Devices for a Child's Failing Heart: Past, Present and Future

A Live Pediatric Grand Rounds CME Presentation.
April 10, 2008 at 8:00 AM EDT
(12:00 UTC)
From Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Pediatric patients with severe cardiac dysfunction can benefit from the placement of a ventricular assist device. Unfortunatelly, the availability of pediatric mechanical devices is very limited, especially for the management of neonates, infants and small children.

On Thursday, April 10 at 8:00AM EDT, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC will present a Pediatric Grand Rounds lecture titled "Mechanical Support for a Child's Failing Heart: Past, Present and Future." The presenter, Peter D. Wearden, MD, PhD, is the director of the Pediatric Mechanical Cardiopulmonary Support Program at Children's Hospital and an assistant professor of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The lecture will be introduced by Victor O. Morell, MD, chief of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery and associate professor of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Dr. Wearden will discuss the current status and future developments in pediatric ventricular assist devices.  

Pediatric patients with severe cardiac dysfunction can benefit from the placement of a ventricular assist device. Unfortunatelly, the availability of pediatric mechanical devices is very limited, especially for the management of neonates, infants and small children.

On Thursday, April 10 at 8:00AM EDT, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC will present a Pediatric Grand Rounds lecture titled "Mechanical Support for a Child's Failing Heart: Past, Present and Future." The presenter, Peter D. Wearden, MD, PhD, is the director of the Pediatric Mechanical Cardiopulmonary Support Program at Children's Hospital and an assistant professor of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The lecture will be introduced by Victor O. Morell, MD, chief of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery and associate professor of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Dr. Wearden will discuss the current status and future developments in pediatric ventricular assist devices.

ORlive
MDirect Access
View Previous Webcasts

 Webcast Links

  Share

del.icio.us del.icio.us
Digg It! Digg It!

Event Site © OR-Live, Inc. 2014