Appointments

866.320.4573

Submit a Form

Questions

800.223.2273

Submit a Form

Expand Content

Presentations for Medical Professionals

Cleveland Clinic Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute Presentations

View presentations by Cleveland Clinic Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute staff, fellows, and/or other health professionals.

Stay Connected!

Sign up now to receive
e-mail updates from the Sydell and Arnold Miller Heart & Vascular Institute

Video Presentations

Use the scroll bar on the right of the video list to see the full menu of videos.
Click on the video listed above to play the video.

Video Listing


Imaging-guided Treatment of Pericarditis

Allan Klein, MD, Director of Cardiovascular Imaging Research, Director of the Center for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pericardial Diseases, staff cardiologist in the Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, and Chairman of the writing committee of the American Society of Echocardiography Clinical Recommendations for Multimodality Cardiovascular Imaging of Patients with Pericardial Disease answers the following questions during this video chat.

  • Can you talk about the new multimodality guidelines for imaging in the management of pericardial disease?
  • How often do you use imaging during the course of treatment?
  • Do you ever combine imaging techniques? When is this appropriate?
  • What do you find is the best imaging test to use for pericardial disease?
  • What is the role of inflammatory markers, such as CRP or Sed Rate?
  • How does your imaging technique change in a patient when there is inflammation?
  • What are the differences in findings you would see with constrictive pericarditis?
  • How do differentiate constriction from restriction?
  • What are the findings in pericardial effusions?
  • What do you do for treatment in patients with chronic pericardial effusions
  • What are the implications of a calcified pericardium?
  • How do you treat recurrent pericarditis when there is many relapses
  • What is time frame for follow up exams for acute pericarditis and/or constrictive pericarditis?
  • How successful is pericardiectomy and what are the results?
  • What is the function of the pericardium? Can you live without it?
  • Testing for pericardial conditions such as pericardial cyst; pericardial masses and other more unusual pericardial conditions
  • Tell me about your pericardial center? Is that unique?
  • What are the biggest pearls in management of pericarditis and the new guidelines?

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education offers a range of online CMEs. Visit the links below, which are updated daily.

Heart Rhythm Sessions on Demand offers access to the latest science and highlights state-of-the-art discoveries in cardiac arrhythmia research, diagnosis, treatment and technology from the world's leading experts.

ORLive is an online video broadcasting source for physicians and surgeons.

A free Medscape/theheart.org account is required to view articles.

American Heart Association Scientific Sessions is the leading cardiovascular meeting in the country with over 17,000 professionals attending annually, and over 22,000 total attendees, as reported by the Healthcare Convention and Exhibitor’s Association.

Reviewed: 03/14

Talk to a Nurse: Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (ET)

Call a Heart & Vascular Nurse locally 216.445.9288 or toll-free 866.289.6911.

Schedule an Appointment

Toll-free 800.659.7822

This information is provided by Cleveland Clinic and is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition.

© Copyright 2014 Cleveland Clinic. All rights reserved.

HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Read the Latest from Our Experts About cctopics » Heart & Vascular Health
Sports Beat: What to Expect When Your Doctor Orders an ECG
9/22/14 8:22 a.m.
Back to school time means back to sports. Before training begins you will often be required to complete a pre-participation athletic screening. Generally, this involves fil...
by The Beating Edge Team
E-Cigarettes: Tobacco-Free, But Your Heart May Still Be at Risk
9/18/14 8:22 a.m.
Electronic cigarettes, commonly known as e-cigarettes, deliver nicotine without the tar and smoke of traditiona...
The Air You Breathe Can Hurt Your Heart
9/17/14 8:21 a.m.
You might not think of air pollution as an important risk factor for heart disease, but dirty air does more tha...
No Time to Exercise? Turn Your Commute Into a Daily Workout
9/15/14 8:09 a.m.
Though the health benefits of exercise are clear, hectic schedules make fitting in workouts difficult. A great ...
Recipe: Oatmeal and Pumpkin Spice Cookies
9/12/14 10:30 a.m.
Nothing says home better than oatmeal cookies. This dough can be mixed in one bowl. You can add your favorite d...