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Baystate Heart & Vascular Lecture Series 2019

Baystate Heart & Vascular Lecture Series - February 2019

Join us for all or part of the free annual series to learn about the latest advances in heart and vascular care. Heart healthy refreshments and handouts provided with plenty of time for questions and answers. All seminars are held at the Baystate Health Education Center, 361 Whitney Avenue, Holyoke, 12 - 2pm.


Evan Lau, MD – Interventional Cardiologist & Director, Cardiogenic Shock Program
Acute Chest Pain and Heart Attack
Join Dr. Evan Lau to learn the warning signs of a heart attack. Learn about the different types
of heart attack,along with the latest treatments, prognosis and what recovery from a heart
attack may include.

Register for Sunday, February 3


Abraham Thomas, MD, MPH – Chair, Department of Medicine
Diabetes and Heart Disease (Cardiometabolic health)
Diabetes is considered a major risk factor in the development of heart disease, affecting over 400 million people worldwide. Learn about the types of diabetes, how diabetes influences heart health and what can be done to help control this serious risk factor.

Register for Sunday, February 10


E. Jesus Duffis, MD – Director, Neurointerventional Surgery Division
Advances in Stroke Treatment
The effects of a stroke vary greatly among people depending on the type and severity of the brain injury. Learn about the warning signs, treatments, and latest advances to help minimize effects and enhance recovery.

Register for Sunday, February 17


Thomas Schwann, MD – Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Surgical Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease 2019: Modern Treatment for an Age-Old Disease
Coronary artery bypass graft surgeries are some of the most commonly performed majoroperations. Find out who qualifies for this heart surgery and discover the latest advances in this procedure for those who suffer from coronary artery disease.

Register for Sunday, February 24


Sue Fontaine