UCSF 2019 Heart & Vascular Symposium

Excellence in heart and vascular services


Fetal Arrhythmias

Walter Li, MD, discusses the various types of fetal arrhythmias, the use of advanced imaging in diagnosis, and the medical therapies used to control arrhythmias, both before and after birth.
Walter Li, MD

Walter Li, MD

Pediatric cardiologist and electrophysiologist

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Mostly Benign, Sometimes Lethal

Theodore Abraham, MD, discusses hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a common inherited heart disease that is usually benign, but can be fatal in up to 10 percent of cases.
Theodore Abraham, MD

Theodore Abraham, MD

Cardiologist, Co-director, UCSF Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center of Excellence, Director, UCSF Adult Cardiac Echocardiography Laboratory

Redefining Sudden Cardiac Death

Zian H. Tseng, MD, discusses the conclusions of the UCSF Prospective Countywide Surveillance and Autopsy Characterization of Sudden Cardiac Death (POST SCD) Study.
Zian Tseng, MD

Zian Tseng, MD

Cardiologist and electrophysiologist

Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease: Can We Make a Difference?

Anita Moon-Grady, MD, FAAP, FACC, discusses congenital heart disease (CHD), the most common cause of infant death due to birth defect in the United States.
Anita Moon-Grady, MD

Anita Moon-Grady, MD

Professor, Pediatrics

Minimally-Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery

Tobias Deuse, MD, discusses the advantages of minimally invasive approaches for the treatment of mitral valve insufficiency.
Tobias Deuse, MD

Tobias Deuse, MD

Professor & Acting Interim Chief

Transcatheter Heart Valve Therapies: Transformative Technology in Health Care

Vaikom Mahadevan, MD, discusses the history of transcatheter valve implants and their advantages, including less risk, less blood loss and shorter hospital stays.
Vaikom Mahadevan, MD

Vaikom Mahadevan, MD

Professor of Medicine

Limb Preservation for Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Michael S. Conte, MD, provides an overview of the various noncardiac and extracranial blood vessel conditions treated by the Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery.
Michael Conte, MD

Michael Conte, MD

Co-director, Heart & Vascular Center