Aortic Emergencies: Improving Outcomes Through Rapid Diagnosis and New Innovative Treatment Modalities - 2019

Tuesday January 8, 2019

This conference has already taken place.

Tellers Restaurant - Islip, NY
1 Day Conference January 8th, 2019
2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours


This activity will provide participants with knowledge and impart information to effectively manage patients with aortic emergencies such as an aortic dissection or aneurysm. This comprehensive review will highlight appropriate and scientific based effective treatment of aortic pathology in the population with risk factors relevant to emergency department healthcare providers, primary care and cardiology providers. Goals of this CME educational event is to improve patient clinical outcomes and decrease complications within the community and tertiary hospital settings.

This activity is geared towards Emergency Department and Urgent/Acute Care Setting: MDs, Residents, Fellows, PAs, NPs and Cardiologists

Please Register by using the following link: (seating is limited and registration will close on January 4 at 12:00 pm)

For additional information, please contact Olympia Christoforatos at (631) 252-0938,

Dates and Times

Start: 1/8/2019 7:00 PM
End: 1/8/2019 9:00 PM


  • Describe the indications for emergency treatment and management of patients with an aortic dissection and aneurysm and the related advanced endovascular treatment options.
  • Order appropriate diagnostic work up, diagnose and understand modern treatment options for a patient with an aortic dissection or aneurysm.
  • Recognize aortic pathology, prevalence of mortality rates and clinical outcomes.
  • Identify high risk patients in order to properly screen, prevent progression and reduce complications.


  • Dr. Thomas Bilfinger
    • Type A Dissections: The Basics
  • Dr. Shang Loh
    • Aortic Remodeling in Acute Dissection with Aortic Stent Grafts: The New Frontier
  • Dr. Apostolos Tassiopoulos
    • Acute Aortic Syndromes: Current Approaches to Optimize Clinical Outcomes
  • Dr. Brian Wright
    • The Challenge of Rapid Diagnosis and Expedited Care in Aortic Emergencies


Tellers Restaurant
605 Main Street
Islip, NY 11751


The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Give us a call
(631) 444-2094
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
HSC, Level 2, Room 142
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8222