Individualized Secondary Preventative Strategies in PAD: The Emerging Role of Factor Xa Anticoagulation

Individualized Secondary Preventative Strategies in PAD: The Emerging Role of Factor Xa Anticoagulation

On-Demand Webcast

Constantino Peña, MD
Medical Director of Vascular Imaging
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute 
Miami, Florida

Joshua Beckman, MD
Director, Section of Vascular Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Fadi Saab, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Chief Operations Officer
Advanced Cardiac & Vascular Amputation Prevention Centers
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Michael Jaff, DO
Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts


 Provided by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC, an HMP Company.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call (609) 371-1137 or email


This activity is designed for interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, interventional neuroradiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, clinical cardiologists, clinical radiologists, neurologists, internists, nurses, and others involved in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.


After participating in this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Recognize the downstream clinical and socioeconomic consequences of suboptimal secondary preventative practices in PAD
  • Evaluate the clinical trial data surrounding the efficacy and safety of factor Xa anticoagulation for the secondary prevention of MACE and MALE across PAD patient populations
  • Integrate the latest clinical data and guideline recommendations into comprehensive and individualized secondary preventative strategies for patients with PAD

To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the online activity, a post-test assessment, and the evaluation. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to print a certificate or other documentation of credit.

Release Date: March 15, 2019
Expiration Date: March 15, 2020
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour

There is no fee associated with this activity.


NACCME would like to thank the following company who has supported the Individualized Secondary Preventative Strategies in PAD: The Emerging Role of Factor Xa Anticoagulation through an educational grant: Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.


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Clinical Reviewer 
Adam Geronemus, MD
Interventional Radiologist
Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute
Miami, Florida

Planning Committee

In addition to the faculty listed below, NACCME planners and staff include Susie Seaman, NP; Susan Yarbrough, Imedex; and MaryEllen Fama, Caitlin Eastman, Jennifer Ilcyn, Donna Brophy, and Colleen Waters, NACCME.


The faculty has reported the following:

Dr. Beckman: Consultant – Astra Zeneca, BMS, Boehringer Ingelheim, Merck, Sanofi; Grant/Research Support – Bayer, DSMB, Novartis

Dr. Geronemus: Speakers' Bureau – Bard, Gore, Merit, Penumbra, Sirtex

Dr. Jaff : Consultant – American Orthotics and Prosthetics Association, Micell, Philips, Silk Road Medical, Vactronix, Venarum, Volcano; Major Stock Shareholder – Embolitech, Gemini, Janacare, MC10, PQ Bypass, Primacea, Sano V, Vascular Therapies

Dr. Peña: Consultant – Boston Scientific, Cook Medical, CR Bard, Halyard Health, Prairie Research; Speakers’ Bureau – Brightwater Medical, Cagent Vascular

Dr. Saab: Consultant – BD Bard, Boston Scientific, Cardiovascular Systems Inc, Cardio Flow, Gore, Medtronic, Philips, Terumo Medical

Ms. Seaman: Scientific Advisor—Healthpoint BioTherapeutics, Mölnlycke Health Care; Speakers' Bureau—Mölnlycke Health Care

Susan Yarbrough, MaryEllen Fama, Caitlin Eastman, Jennifer Ilcyn, Donna Brophy, and Colleen Waters have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.


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