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Published on January 17, 2013

Rush-Copley Presents 10th Annual Heart Disease Symposium

(Aurora, Ill.)  Rush-Copley Medical Center CME is pleased to present the 10th Annual Heart Symposium – Advances in Management of Valvular Heart Disease on Wednesday, March 6 at NIU Naperville.

The symposium will feature dialogue with leading experts on the most current issues related to cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment. This year’s focus is on valvular disease.

The symposium is designed for cardiologists, family physicians, internists, obstetricians, gynecologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists, residents, fellows, nurses, allied health professionals and medical and nursing students.

Topics and speakers at this year's symposium include:

Overview of Program: Aortic Stenosis: Pathophysiology and Natural History
Santosh Gill, M.D., MBA, FACC
Rush-Copley Medical Center

Diagnosing Aortic Stenosis
Courtney Virgilio, M.D., FACC, FASE
Rush-Copley Medical Center

Aortic Valve Replacement: Interventional Perspective
Clifford J. Kavinsky, M.D., PhD
Rush University Medical Center

Valve Replacement: Surgical Perspective
Todd Guynn, M.D.
Rush-Copley Medical Center

Timing of Surgery for Severe Aortic Regurgitation
Robert O. Bonow, M.D., M.S.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Severe Mitral Regurgitation: Replace, Repair or Remodel
Ted E. Feldman, M.D.
NorthShore University Health System

Managing Valvular Disease in Pregnancy
Marla A. Mendelson, M.D.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Mitral Valve Prolapse
Annabelle S. Volgman, M.D.
Rush University Medical Center

For more information or to register call 866-4COPLEY (1-866-426-7539).

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Courtney Satlak
Public Relations Manager
630-978-4912
Courtney.Satlak@rushcopley.com

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