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NACCT 2017


THUR800a - AACT Pre-Symposium: Cardiotoxins: An in-depth look at the Pathophysiology, Presentation, and Management of Heart Poisoning


Oct 12, 2017 8:00am ‐ Oct 12, 2017 12:00pm


Credits: None available.

Description

Alex Manini, MD
The Potassium Channel
Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand how toxins modify the cardiac action potential by interference with potassium channels
  2. Discuss how certain ECG findings dictate management of the poisoned patient

Jason Chu, MD
The Calcium Channel
Learning Objective:

  1. Describe the pathophysiology of L-type and ryanodine receptors blockade and targeted therapies to reverse toxicity

Robert S. Hoffman, MD
Pathophysiology of Gap Junctions and QRS Prolongation
Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the role that different junctions serve in cellular communication
  2. Compare conductance through the gap junction with traditional sodium channels and voltage dependent calcium channels

James Cao, MD
Coronary Artery Disease

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review toxicologic causes of acute coronary syndrome
  2. Discuss the evidence associating cocaine with acute coronary syndrome

Kristen Engebretsen, PharmD
Debate: HDI vs Vasopressors
Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the data supporting the use of insulin or vasopressors in toxin induced cardiovascular shock
  2. Identify the differences between animal data and human data supporting the use of HIE in toxin induced CV shock

Samuel Stellpflug, MD
Debate: HDI vs Vasopressors
Learning Objectives:

  1. Compare the the use of insulin to vasopressors for treatment of calcium channel blocker poisoning

Michael Levine, MD
Debate: HDI vs Vasopressors
Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the rationale for the use of vasopressors in the treatment of calcium channel blocker overdose
  2. Discuss why one may choose vasopressors over high dose insulin

Meghan Spyres, MD
Debate: HDI vs Vasopressors

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