• The Left Atrium: Lots of Meatballs Here?

    Joseph Kisslo, MD

    Professor of Medicine

    Division of Cardiology

    Duke University Medical Center


    Thursday, November 14, 2013

    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    Alban K. Barrus Lecture Hall

    Duke South Purple Zone, 3rd Floor, Room 3031

    (Directly across from the Purple Elevators)


    Global Learning Objectives

    • To understand the role of the left atrium.
    • To explain the historical understanding of left atrial physiology.
    • To probe complex drug actions on left atrial function.

    Review the development history of echocardiography practice and research at Duke
  • Summarize the evidence from guideline documents supporting current practice and define some "evidence gaps" in echocardiography-guided therapy.
  • Describe, using case examples, the capacity of available reporting systems to serve as a "learning health system" to inform future cardiovascular practice.
Alban Barrus Lecture Hall
Room 3031, Purple Zone
Duke South
Durham, NC
United States
Session date: 
11/14/2013 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST

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Room Number: 
Rm 3031, Purple Zone, Duke South