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Myocardial Viability Assessment Before Surgical Revascularization in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: JACC Review Topic of the Week (JACC September 2021-1)

In this article, we describe a more contemporary application of viability testing that is founded on the alternative concept that the main goal of surgical revascularization is to prevent further damage by protecting the residual viable myocardium from subsequent acute coronary events.


Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC

CME Editor
Ragavendra R. Baliga, MD

Julio A. Panza, MD

Important Dates

Date of Release: August 30, 2021
Term of Approval/Date of CME/MOC/ECME Expiration: August 29, 2022

Availability: Retired
Cost: FREE
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