Emerging Concepts in Critical Limb Ischemia

This activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Cardiovascular Systems, Inc

Date and Time

April 13, 2021



Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss core skillsets for chronic limb ischemia operators
  • Examine the impact of COVID-19 on current and future patient care
  • Describe crossing below the knee chronic total occlusion lesions
  • Compare vascular approaches and devices to treat infrapopliteal lesions




  • What Is the Core Skillset to Be a CLI Operator?
  • How Has COVID-19 Changed CLI Care? Will Telemedicine Impact Future Care Pathways?
  • Best Practices for Crossing Severely Calcified Below the Knee CTOs: Techniques and Case Examples
  • Plaque Modification for Calcified Infrapopliteal Lesions: What Works and How Do I Choose?
  • Below the Ankle Interventions: When and How I Approach Inframalleolar Interventions
  • Panel Discussion



Andrew J. Klein

Andrew J. Klein, MD, FSCAI

Interventional Cardiology, Vascular and Endovascular Medicine, Piedmont Heart Institute
Program Co-Chair
Program Track Director
ELM Fellow (past)
Jun Li


Clinical Assistant Professor, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Council Member
Sahil A. Parikh

Sahil A. Parikh, MD, FSCAI

Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, Endovascular Services, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Council Member


Accreditation Statement 

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


Credit Designation 

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 



Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 medical knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.


Successful Completion

Watch the webinar and complete the evaluation to obtain credit. 



Cost: Free