Comprehensive Review of Cardiovascular Pathology 2014



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Comprehensive Review of Cardiovascular Pathology

The Oakstone Institute


The goal of the course is to provide an up to date understanding of cardiovascular diseases. This course will provide the latest in cardiac tumor and vasculidities involving medium size and large vessels using the latest classifications. We will provide an update on the handling of endomyocardial biopsies and how to interpret these including the use of immunohistochemical stains. Also, an update on classification of cardiac rejection will be presented and illustrated and pitfalls discussed.

Intended Audience

Residents, general pathologists as well as forensic pathologist will greatly benefit from the knowledge gained from attending this course. This course will be an update of cardiovascular pathology that is not available in most pathology text books.

Topics & Speakers

  • Cardiomyopathies and Hypertension
  • Coronary Artery Disease/Atherosclerosis
  • Myocardial Infarction and Pericarditis
  • Pathology of Vascular Interventions
    Renu Virmani, MD
  • Didactic Clinical-Pathologic Cases
    James Atkinson, MD, PhD
    Elena Ladich, MD
    Renu Virmani, MD

  • Review of Normal Anatomy and
    Histology of the Heart and Blood Vessels
  • Endocarditis, Rheumatic, and
    Degenerative Valvular Diseases
  • Cardiac Tumors
  • Pathology of the Aorta
    Elena Ladich, MD
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Interpretation and Handling of Heart Biopsies, Myocarditis and Other Miscellaneous Diseases
  • Cardiac Transplantation Pathology
  • Vasculitis
    James Atkinson, MD, PhD


Course Director

Renu Virmani MD
Medical Director
CVPath Insitute



Elena Ladich MD
Chief Cardiovascular Pathology
CVPath Institute

James Atkinson, MD PhD
Professor Department of Pathology,
Immunology and Microbiology
Vanderbilt University

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the normal anatomy of the heart and outline approaches for its examination postmortem and in surgical pathology (valves, prostheses, and biopsies)
  • Contrast and compare the etiologies and diagnostic features (gross and microscopic) of heart disease: congenital, cardiomyopathies, myocarditis, valvular diseases, pericardial diseases, cardiac tumors, and coronary artery disease,  atherosclerosis and ischemic heart disease
  • Define the features that characterize the different types and grades of cardiac allograft rejection and describe other pathologies that impact on management and survival of heart transplant recipients (cardiac allograft vasculopathy, infections, and neoplasms)
  • Contrast and compare diseases that affect arteries and veins, including degenerative, inheritable, and inflammatory diseases
  • Discuss the importance of interventional devices in the management of heart disease and review the pathologic features that are associated with their use both short and long-term


Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Date of Original Release: December 1, 2014


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Cardiology, CME Videos, Comprehensive Review of Cardiovascular Pathology 2014, Oakstone, Pathology, simple

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download link of the Comprehensive Review of Cardiovascular Pathology 2014 course/book will be sent for customer, the link will NOT expire and can be used anytime


General Detail about CME Courses:

CME (continuing medical education) Courses are one the of the options for kownledge improvement and update. also you can use them to get best performance on your board exam.

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1- after buying this product, you will be provided with Download Link to Comprehensive Review of Cardiovascular Pathology 2014, Download Link DONT HAVE Expiry Time , you can use it anytime. Downloading The content is ALLOWED, you can easily save the product on your device.

2- You Wll NOT receive CME Accreditation and Certification. You will only Receive the course as mentioned in course format and you can use it for knowledage update purpose.


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