CVI 2020 Webinar Series: Advanced Techniques to Cross Complicated and Calcified Femoropopliteal CTOs- Case Based Discussion

October 29, 2020 – October 29, 2021


This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of cardiologists, surgeons, internists, trainees, investigators, and allied health care workers who participate in the care of patients with coronary, peripheral, and structural cardiovascular diseases.


The goal of this activity is to provide participants with knowledge and state-of-the-art management information on how to evaluate and treat patients with coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, and valvular, structural heart and arrhythmic heart disease.


  • Describe alternative access for treating CTOs
  • Explain CTO algorithms
  • Discuss wire escalation and techniques from crossing long CTOs
  • Identify alternative crossing approaches for long chronic CTOs


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CMEsolutions and Cardiovascular Innovations Foundation. The CMEsolutions is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The CMEsolutions designates this enduring internet activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Start Date: October 29, 2020             End Date: October 29, 2021


There is no registration fee for this activity.


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CMEsolutions requires everyone in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any relevant financial conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by CMEsolutions for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. CMEsolutions has resolved all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.

Sudhash Banerjee, MD
Chief of Cardiology, VA North Texas Health Care System
Dallas, TX
Sudhash Banerjee has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:  AstraZeneca-Speaker Bureau; Boston Scientific-Institutional Research Grant; Livmore-Consultant.

Jun Li, MD
Cardiology-Interventional Cardiology, Cardiology-Vascular Medicine, University Hospitals Parma Medical Center
Parma, OH
Jun Li has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:  Abbott Vascular, Abiomed, Medtronic, Terumo Medical-Consultant

Miguel Montero-Baker, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Miguel Montero-Baker has no relevant financial relationship to disclose.

Mehdi Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD
Director, Cardiovascular Interventional Center, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, OH
Mehdi Shishehbor has no relevant financial relationship to disclose.

Peter Soukas, MD

Director, Vascular Medicine & Interventional PV Lab, Brown Medical School
Providence, RI
Peter Soukas has no relevant financial relationship to disclose.

Planner Disclosures

No member of CMEsolutions or Cardiovascular Innovations Foundation has any relevant financial relationships to disclose in regards to this activity.

Off-label Use

This activitymay contain discussion of unlabeled and/or investigational uses of agents not approved by the FDA.  Please consult the prescribing information for each product.

Commercial Support

Commercial Support for this educational activity will be provided by the following:

  • Boston Scientific
  • Medtronic
  • Philips

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