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Oxidative Stress in Cardiovascular Disease
Speaker: Francis Miller, MD

Department: Internal MedicineRoom: ACB 110
Directly Provided: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Campus: Lubbock

TechLink: Odessa - Room#: 3206

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Upon the completion of this activity the participant should be able to:
  • Define the concept of oxidative stress and analyze its role in the development of cardiovascular diseases
  • Assess the physiologic and pathologic roles of free radicals in cellular function, focusing on their effects in the blood vessel
  • Determine how the imlications for the failure of several large clinical trials show a benefit of antioxidants in reducing cardioivascular events in patients
  • Identify some of the cellular mechanisms involved in redox-mediated signaling in vascular disease
  • Evaluate relevant medical literature and apply to patient care
Accreditation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.