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Neuromodulation for the Treatment of Heart Rhythm Disorders (JACC: Basic to Translational Science August 2019)
Description

There is an increasing recognition of the importance of interactions between the heart and the autonomic nervous system in the pathophysiology of arrhythmias.

Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Douglas L. Mann, MD, FACC

CME Editor
L. Kristin Newby, MD, FACC

Authors
Amanda Coniglio, MD
Michelle Kelsey, MD
Vishal Rao, MD

CME Information

Target Audience
JACC Journal CME/MOC/ECME is intended for physicians who treat patients with cardiovascular disease.

Important Dates
Date of Release: August 26, 2019
Term of Approval/Date of CME/MOC/ECME Expiration: August 25, 2020

Learner Objectives
After reading this article the reader should be able to:

  • Describe the neurohormonal pathways that affect cardiac arrhythmias.
  • Explain therapeutic options for refractory ventricular tachycardia.
  • Discuss the potential mechanisms for neurohormonal modulation.

Method of Participation and Claiming Credit
This ACCF JACC Journals CME/MOC/ECME activity includes the reading of an article published in one of the JACC journals and the successful completion of self-assessment questions.  

Requesting AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit™ and/or MOC or ECME credit for this Activity
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  • Read the article for which you wish to receive credit.
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: 1 CME Credit
1 ECME Credit
1 MOC Credit
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