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Progress in the Treatment of Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury: 12-year Single-Institution Experience
Activity Expires: 07-02-2012

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Learning Objectives

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
* appreciate the evolution of modern care of blunt thoracic aortic injury
* recall differences in morbidity and mortality associated with the variety of approaches to repair of blunt thoracic aortic injury
* understand situations in which delayed repair of blunt thoracic aortic injury is the preferred treatment strategy
* remember the impact of endovascular repair techniques on morbidity and mortality after blunt thoracic aortic injury

Activity Format(s)
Online

Credits / Hours

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Is This Activity Certified for "Live" Credit?
NO

Activity Specialities / Related Topics
Cardiology / Cardiovascular

Activity Disciplines
Physician CME

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