CME Instructions: Catheter-based Functional Metrics of the Coronary Circulation

CME Instructions: Catheter-based Functional Metrics of the Coronary Circulation ASNC CME INSTRUCTIONS: CATHETER-BASED 1. Understand the difference between physiological FUNCTIONAL METRICS OF THE CORONARY versus anatomical assessment, and identify the prog- CIRCULATION nostic significance of the former. 2. List the available catheter-based methods for the Please read the instructions below before proceeding. functional assessment of the coronary vasculature. All available Journal CME articles are available at the 3. List methods that specifically assess the epicardial ASNC Learning Center ( compartment of the coronary vasculature, the micro- circulation, or both. STATEMENT OF NEED The following gaps in knowledge have been iden- ACCREDITATION AND CONTINUING tified in clinical practice demonstrating the learner’s EDUCATION CREDIT need to acquire the skills and strategies presented in this CME activity. Physicians 1. Invasive evaluation of the coronary arteries by means The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology is of angiography provides only anatomical informa- accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing tion. This should be complemented by further Medical Education to provide continuing medical edu- physiological testing. cation for physicians. 2. A multitude of catheter-based methods that quanti- The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology des- tatively assess coronary physiology have been ignates this Journal-based CME activity for a maximum proposed. Their validation and incorporation in Journal of Nuclear Cardiology Springer Journals

CME Instructions: Catheter-based Functional Metrics of the Coronary Circulation

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