Department of Surgery

Mary McCarthy, M.D., FACS, Chair

stent in an artery2013 Annual Surgical Symposium

Emerging Issues & Controversies in Vascular Surgery

The Department of Surgery in conjunction with Miami Valley Hospital presented a one-day symposium on various topics in vascular surgery for primary care physicians, surgeons, vascular specialists, podiatrists, nursing and other allied medical professionals and trainees in the greater Dayton area.

Friday, September 27, 2013, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Miami Valley Hospital, Berry Women’s Center

There were two distinct tracks for PCP/nursing and vascular specialists. Topics included:

  • Care of aortic emergencies
  • Management of peripheral artery disease and its complications
  • Decision making regarding cerebrovascular disease
  • The diabetic foot and a team approach to limb salvage
  • Taking care of lower extremity ulcers
  • Discussion of venous disorders
  • Medical versus surgical outlook on renal artery stenosis


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Wright State University (WSU) and Miami Valley Hospital. WSU designated this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.