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Stenting the Ductus Arteriosus to Provide Additional Source of Pulmonary Blood Flow: Approach, Indications, and Data Review
Moderators, Drs. Bauser-Heaton and Glatz
  • The Patent Ductus Arteriosus, Imaging Considerations, Dr. Maskatia
  • Approach to Patient Selection, Site Entry, Dr. Qureshi   
  • Technical Considerations in Dual Source Versus Single Source Pulmonary Blood Flow, Dr. Nicholson  
  • The Threatened Branch PA When Stenting the PDA, Dr. El-Said 
  • Review of Available Data for PDA Stent vs BTTReinterventions, Dr. Shahanavaz   
  • Billing Considerations, Dr. Bartakian  
  • Panel Discussion
Sergio Bartakian, MD, FSCAI
Children's Hospital of Michigan
DMC Harper Univerity Hospital
Holly Bauser-Heaton, MD, PhD, FSCAI
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Howaida El-Said, MD, PhD, FSCAI
The University of California, San Diego
Andrew C. Glatz, MD, MSCE
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Shiraz Maskatia, MD
Stanford Children's Health
Stanford Medicine
George T. Nicholson , MD, FSCAI 
Children's Hospital at Vanderbuilt
Vanderbuilt University Medical Center
Athar M. Qureshi, MD, FSCAI 
Texas Children's Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine
Shabana Shahanavaz, MBBS, FSCAI
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
University of Cincinnati
Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Select appropriate patients for PDA stenting  
  2. Discuss the challenges with PDA stenting in both patients with single source pulmonary blood flow and as an additional source of blood flow
  3. Discuss current data known in comparisons between PDA stenting and BTT shunt
  4. Assess the potential challenges in documentation and reimbursement 
Accredited Continuing Education & MOC Information

Accreditation Statement
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.​

Designation Statement
SCAI designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.​

American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.25 medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Successful Completion
Participate in the learning content and complete the evaluation to obtain credit. 

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