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2017 Thrombosis Summit

Saturday, September 16th, 2017
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

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This special half-day educational conference will focus on treatment breakthroughs and updates on venous thromboembolism, stroke prevention in diabetes, atrial fibrillation, and more. It is designed for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, allied health care professionals.  Patients, family members and caregivers are also encouraged to attend.

*CME will be offered for participation.

$49.99 Registration fee includes continental breakfast, networking coffee break, all clinical sessions, the Arthur A. Sasahara Annual Lecture, parking at the venue, and an electronic syllabus.


7:30 a.m.            Breakfast & Registration

8:30 a.m.
            Welcome and Introductions

                           Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD

                           Gregory Piazza, MD, MS

8:35 a.m.
            Prevention of Cardiovascular Events in Diabetes

                           Enrico Cagliero, MD

8:50 a.m.             Discussion/Q&A

9:00 a.m.             Venous Thromboembolism as a Chronic Illness:  

                            Implications for Extended Duration Anticoagulation

                            Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD

9:15 a.m.             Discussion/Q&A

9:25 a.m.             Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Morbidity and Mortality

                            Christian T. Ruff, MD, MPH

9:40 a.m.             Discussion/Q&A

9:50 a.m.             COFFEE BREAK

10:20 a.m.           Lymphedema: Our Mission to Better Understand, Diagnose, and

                            Treat this Often Ignored Disease

                            Gregory Piazza, MD, MS

10:35 a.m.           Discussion/Q&A

10:45 a.m.           Arthur A. Sasahara, MD Annual Lecture on Thrombosis

                           “Implications of the COMPASS Trial: Prevention of MI and Stroke in Patients

                            with Established CAD and PAD”

                            Deepak Bhatt, MD, MPH

11:10 a.m.           Discussion/Q&A

11:20 a.m.           Closing Remarks

11:30 a.m.           Adjourn


11:45 a.m.           Faculty Lunch 

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For additional information about this program, please contact or by calling 617-730-4120.

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