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Mechanical Circulatory Support: Right, Left, and Biventricular
Faculty and Program
Rajan A. G. Patel, MD, FSCAI
Case Presentation
Timothy D. Smith, MD, FSCAI
Right-Sided MCS With RA-PA Pump

Lina Ya'qoub, MD
Left-Sided MCS With LA-AO Pump

Emmanouil S. Brilakis, MD, PhD, FSCAI
Emerging Role of VA ECMO in the Cath Lab
Khaldoon Alaswad, MD, FSCAI
Biventricular MCS with LA-AO and RA-PA Pumps
Daniel Burkhoff, MD, PhD
Acknowledgement of Commercial Support
This activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from LivaNova.
Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Assess the implications of right ventricular (RV) failure in cardiogenic shock.
  • Discuss the benefits of left atrial-aorta (LA-AO) and right atrial-pulmonary artery (RA-PA) MCS systems.
  • Describe the role of biventricular MCS in treating cardiogenic shock.
Accredited Continuing Education 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.

​Credit Designation
SCAI designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn up to 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Successful Completion
Watch the content and complete the evaluation to obtain credit.

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