Winter 2013

Continuing Medical Education - Heart and Vascular Winter 2013

More information about these courses and others is available on the UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education website at

Course Title Dates City
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Imaging January 27–29 Indian Wells, Calif.
UCSF Vascular Symposium 2013 April 18–20 San Francisco, Calif.


Heart & Vascular Center News, Winter 2013 Index

Related Information

News Releases

Irregular Heartbeat Increases Kidney Failure Risk
The risk of kidney failure is greater for people with chronic kidney disease who also have atrial fibrillation, one of the most common forms of irregular heart rhythm in adults, according to a study by researchers at UCSF and Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Alcohol May Trigger Serious Palpitations in Heart Patients
People with atrial fibrillation had almost a four and a half times greater chance of having an episode if they were consuming alcohol than if they were not, UCSF researchers have found.

Steps to Prevent Heart Disease in Women
Dr. Anne Thorson, a UCSF cardiologist, discusses steps a woman can take to help minimize her risk of heart disease.