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Amputation Prevention Symposium

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile * | Chicago, USA
From 50 to 900 USD
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Title: Amputation Prevention Symposium
Specialty: , Cardiology, General Surgery, Radiology
Dates: From Aug, 8, 2013 to Aug, 10, 2013
Location: Chicago, USA
Type: Conference, Course, Symposium, Workshop
Registration Cost: From 50 to 900 USD
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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the physician should be able to: 

  • Apply comprehensive, multi-disciplinary best practice approach for patients with advanced peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and critical limb ischemia (CLI) at risk for major amputation.
  • Describe the role of atherectomy in CLI and its application in amputation prevention.
  • Treat complex chronic total occlusions in tibial and pedal arterial vessels in the CLI patient.
  • Describe arterial angiosome anatomy in conjunction with cutaneous and ultrasonic angiosome mapping in patients with advanced tibio-pedal arterial disease at risk for major amputation.
  • Implement procedural and technological advances in wound care practices for patients facing major amputation due to PAD and advanced non-healing wounds and gangrene.
  • Describe the minor surgical approach to limb salvage post-revascularization for patients with advanced PAD at risk for major amputation.
  • Identify the components necessary to build a multi-disciplinary amputation prevention program at their institution.
  • Implement a diagnostic algorithm including selective angiography as a critical step for patients with severe PAD who are at risk for amputation.
  • Incorporate advanced tibio-pedal access in combination with antegrade access in limb salvage procedures.
  • Utilize digital branch access during critical limb ischemia interventions.
  • Implement transcollateral interventions in below-the-knee and below-the-ankle interventions.
  • Describe tips and trips for safe and effective endovascular treatment of CLI from access to closure.


Target Audience

AMPutation Prevention Symposium will be of value to vascular surgeons, general surgeons, cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, general medicine/primary care physicians, interventional radiologists, podiatrists and wound care specialists. 


Ciné-Med® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation

Ciné-Med® designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Note: According to the ANCC, AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria. (Click here for information


The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. 

Faculty Disclosure

In accordance with ACCME® Accreditation requirements, faculty are required to disclose any financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed during this educational activity and with any commercial supporters of this activity.

Transportation Guide:

Chicago is served by two airports: Chicago O'Hare International (15 miles to the hotel) and Chicago Midway International (12 miles to the hotel).

Event Overview
Welcome message:

The incidence of lower limb amputation due to vascular disorders has grown steadily over the years, but the tide is turning. Advances in revascularization will make a dramatic difference in patient treatment in the months ahead by decreasing the need for amputation. Play a role in this important, life-changing trend when you gain the knowledge you need to stop critical limb ischemia in its tracks.

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The 2013 Amputation Prevention Symposium will be held at the renowned Marriott Downtown Chicago Magnificent Mile Hotel, a Windy City landmark on Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile 

Situated amongst world-class shopping and dining, this Chicago, Illinois hotel is in walking distance of top attractions, including Navy Pier, American Girl Place, Shedd Aquarium, Millennium Park, Theater and Museum Districts. Revitalize body and mind in stylish Magnificent Mile hotel rooms and suites boasting flat screen TV's, deluxe bedding and ergonomic furnishings, or unwind at the Lobby Bar, a friendly urban oasis. With 66,400 square feet of versatile event space, this Chicago luxury hotel creates a distinguished setting for lucrative business engagements, cherished social gatherings, and elegant wedding receptions. Depart from the ordinary and discover a Windy City Chicago, IL hotel destination providing incomparable service and unprecedented style at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel.C


540 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611 

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The Amputation Prevention Symposium draws a diverse attendance eager to learn – and that interest extends to learning about the latest products and services showcased in the Exhibit Hall. In an atmosphere geared toward providing a comprehensive educational experience, the Exhibit Hall is a vital marketplace that serves the needs of both individual attendees and exhibitors. 

Exhibitors are invited to play a role in this important exchange of information and engage those who have the greatest need for your product or service. Don’t miss your opportunity to interact with this highly receptive audience of decision-makers!

Sponsors / Supporters
  • Abbott Vascular
  • AccessClosure Inc.
  • AngioScore
  • Argon Medical Devices
  • Avinger
  • Bard Peripheral Vascular
  • BioMedix
  • Boston Scientific
  • Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.
  • Cook Medical
  • Cordis Corporation, a Johnson & Johnson company
  • Covidien
  • CryoLife
  • HMP Communications
  • Lake Region Medical
  • Lifeline Vascular Access
  • Medrad Inc.
  • Medtronic
  • Metro Heart & Vascular
  • Spectranetics
  • Terumo Interventional Systems
  • TriReme Medical
  • Vasamed, Inc.
  • Venous Health Systems
Exhibition Housing Info
  • Exhibitor badges that allow access to all scientific sessions and the Exhibit Hall
  • Product Factoid
  • Conference Bag Insert
  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks daily
Organising Agency


General Inquiries:

International Conference Management
1018 Harding Street, Suite 207
Lafayette, LA 70503
Phone: 337-235-6606
Fax: 337-235-7300

Faculty Inquiries:

Ashley Lambert
Phone: 337-235-6606

Exhibit Sales and Marketing Opportunities:

Brandy D'Heilly
Phone: 337-235-6606

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