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Cryptogenic Stroke


Total Credits: .75 including 0.75 AOA Category 1-A Credit

Average Rating:
   4.1
Category:
1-A AOA CME |  AOMA |  Cardiology |  Cardiovascular Disease |  Internal Medicine |  Interventional Cardiology
Faculty:
Alphonse Ambrosia,
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Description

Stroke is a leading cause of disability in the U.S. Dr. Alphonse Ambrosia describes a cardiologist’s perspective on risks and causes of stroke.

Objectives:

  • Differentiate the most common causes of “cryptogenic”stroke
  • Interpret the work-up for cardiovascular causes for stroke
  • Distinguish the components of the CHADS2Vasc score and the associated stroke risk with AF

 

 

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Alphonse Ambrosia Related seminars and products: 3

DO, FACC

Cardiovascular Associates of Mesa


Alphonse M. Ambrosia, DO, FACC is an interventional cardiologist specializing in coronary artery disease, heart failure, hypertensive heart disease, stroke & carotid artery disease, coronary angiography & angioplasty, carotid angioplasty & stenting, TEE, PFO closure, renal artery angioplasty & stenting, and TAVI procedure. Board certified in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology, Dr. Ambrosia is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He received his osteopathic medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. Dr. Ambrosia practices with Cardiovascular Associates of Mesa in Mesa, Arizona. “My hope, as my patient, is that we will be able to bring you the most advanced coronary and cardiac interventional techniques, the most advanced technology in the hospital and office, in a setting that will be relaxed, and that will allow you to have all your concerns addressed.”


Dr. Ambrosia is a member of the speakers bureau for the following companies: Boston Scientific, Medtronics Vascular, Philips/Volcano Corp, Novartis. 

 


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