BMC2 November Meeting Summaries

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Did you miss a meeting or do you need a refresher? Read our November 2022 meeting summaries.

The BMC2 VS and MVS/SVS/VQI Collaborative Meeting was held on November 3rd from 1 pm – 5 pm. This meeting was packed with valuable information and was well attended with over 100 participants!

We started with a VQI Data Review by Dr. Timothy Nypaver from Henry Ford Hospital.  Dr. Nick Osborne presented a BMC2 Data Review and Updates, and Dr. Vikram Kashyap, from Spectrum Health, provided “Tips for Starting or Expanding your TCAR Practice”.  After a short break, Dr. Meg Smith, with Michigan Medicine, discussed how “Delays to Surgery Increase Mortality and Limb Loss in Patients with Acute Limb Ischemia Treated with Open Thrombectomy”; Dr. Jessica Simons, from UMass Memorial Medical Center, presented on “Claudication:  Appropriate Use Criteria and Clinical Practice Guidelines”; and we ended with a presentation from Dr. Wei Zhou, with the University of Arizona, regarding “The Effects of Carotid Intervention on Cognitive Function”.

If you missed the opportunity to attend, you can view these presentations on our YouTube Channel with the following links:

A pdf of these presentations is available on our password-protected website.  Please contact your BMC2 Vascular Surgery Coordinator for assistance.

The PCI Physician Meeting was held at Cantoro Italian Market in Plymouth on November 10th from 6 – 9 pm. The meeting was well attended with engaging conversation.  Dr. Hitinder Gurm started with BMC2 Updates; Dr. Devraj Sukul discussed Comparative Analysis of Percutaneous Revascularization Practice in the U.S. and the U.K.; Dr. Javier Valle, with Trinity Health St. Joseph Ann Arbor, presented on PCI for Left Main Coronary Artery Disease and Dr. Gurm ended with a BMC2 Data Review. If you missed the opportunity to attend, a pdf of the entire slide presentation is available on the password-protected website.  Please ask your PCI Coordinator for assistance in obtaining these slides.

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact the BMC2 Coordinating Center. Thank you for your participation!