UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘New Methods for Opening Arteries’

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 5:30pm
  • New Method for Opening Arteries: Update on Surgery and Interventional Approaches
    More and more, open-heart-surgery chest scars are being replaced by tiny incisions where cardiologists in the catheterization lab insert small, flexible catheters to repair arteries and valves, keeping the heart healthier and patient recovery times shorter. Learn about heart conditions that are being treated with these updated procedures.

    Heart Health Lecture Series featuring specialists from the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and The University of Arizona Medical Center, held monthly at Pima County public libraries. A Chest-Compression-Only Video and hands-on skills training will be offered before the lecture.

    5:30 p.m. Doors open

    5:40 p.m. Chest-Compression-Only Video and hands-on skills training

    6:10 p.m. Lecture

    Chest-Compression-Only CPR training is presented by the REACT (Resuscitation Education and CPR Training) Group, UA College of Medicine – Tucson medical students dedicated to teaching people lifesaving skills.

    In collaboration with the Pima County Public Library System

    Speakers:
    Karl B. Kern, MD, co-director of the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and professor of medicine and chief, Section of Cardiology, at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson
     
    Kapil Lotun, MD, associate professor Section of Cardiology, at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson; director of the Structural Heart Disease Program and Vascular Medicine in Cardiology at University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus

INFORMATION/RESERVATIONS: Reservations requested, but not required. Please email heart@u.arizona.edu or call 520-626-4146. For more information about UA Sarver Heart Center, please visit www.heart.arizona.edu

Upcoming Heart Health Lectures:

Wednesday, May 8
Lorraine Mackstaller, MD
Murphy-Wilmot Library, Community Room, 530 N. Wilmot Rd., Tucson