In-Depth Look at PAD, Live Case Demonstrations and Multidisciplinary Offerings Highlight NCVH Agenda

New Cardiovascular Horizons offers comprehensive four-day program for medical professionals treating patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The agenda includes focused sessions for family physicians, nurses and wound care specialists.
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May 20, 2010 - PRLog -- New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) organizers have released the final conference agenda, which emphasizes the meeting’s multidisciplinary approach to treating peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Live case presentations, clinical trial updates and a broad range of educational presentations highlight each morning’s general session. NCVH Course Co-chairman Craig Walker, MD, will kick off the conference on Wednesday, June 2 with a presentation emphasizing the need for PAD screening methods, a message that will be reinforced over the conference’s four-day program. The Critical Limb Ischemia Summit will take place on Thursday, June 3. General sessions will also focus on venous disease, new technology, renal and mesenteric intervention and thrombosis in arterial disease.

“Masters & Legends in Cardiovascular Medicines” brings a “who’s who” in cardiovascular medicine to New Orleans on Friday, June 4. Past recipients of the NCVH Achievement Award will address the audience before Gregg Stone, MD, receives the 2010 NCVH Achievement Award.

Live case presentations will be broadcast from six leading cardiovascular institutions, and will showcase a range of challenging cases, including peripheral interventions and limb salvage.

The NCVH course program has been designed to offer the many different healthcare specialties that treat PAD with focused educational opportunities. Afternoon breakout sessions include:
• Family Physician Cardiovascular Update
• Neuropathy and Its Complications: Evaluation and Management
• Hospital Administrator Forum
• Podiatry Assessment and Treatment of the Diabetic Foot
• Patents & Cardiovascular Medicine: An Intersection of Practices
• Prevention and Non-Invasive Techniques for Cardiovascular Health & Wellness
• Below the Knee (BTK) Intervention Simulation
• VA Diabetic Foot Symposium

Among the sessions design for nursing professionals include:
• Wound Care Intensive for Nurses & Specialists
• Trends in Cardiovascular Nursing
• Comprehensive Cardiovascular & Diabetic Nursing

Cath lab professionals preparing to sit for the RCIS Boards will want to attend the three-day RCIS Review Course. During the review course’s off-day (Friday, June 4), NCVH will present the Cath Lab Professionals Session.

The complete list of sessions can be found at

NCVH also offers attendees a taste of New Orleans with a Jazz Cocktail Exhibitor Reception on Thursday, June 3. More than 70 companies will be exhibiting at NCVH, showcasing a range of new products and technologies that can assist healthcare providers in screening, preventing and treating PAD.

About NCVH: New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) is attended by more than 2,000 physicians, scientists, allied professionals and industry professional from around the world. The meeting takes a multidisciplinary approach to limb salvage and amputation prevention techniques, offering comprehensive educational programs for each specialty. Live limb-salvage case demonstrations are an integral part of the meeting. NCVH is presented by the South Louisiana Clinical Research Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization. The meeting will be held June 2 – 5, 2010, at the Roosevelt Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New Orleans, LA. For more information, visit  NCVH offers Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for physicians, CPME credits for podiatrists, CNE credits for nurses, AAFP prescribed credits for family practice physicians, ASRT credits for cath lab technologists, PT credits for physical therapists and CEU credits for allied health professionals.

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New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) is the longest running “head-to-toe” cardiovascular meeting to focus on limb salvage and amputation prevention techniques. NCVH 2010 takes place June 2 - 5 in New Orleans. Visit to learn more.
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