Rabih Darouiche, MD and Charles Love, MD to Present Live Webcast: 'New Standards of Care for CRMD Antibiotic Protection'
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- TYRX, Inc., a leader in the development and commercialization of combination drug-device products, announced today that it has provided a grant for a complimentary live CME webcast hosted by leading physicians entitled, "New Standards of Care for CRMD Antibiotic Protection." The Interactive Web Symposia will be presented live on November 18, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. EST and November 19, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. EST by Rabih O. Darouiche, MD and Charles J. Love, MD.
Dr. Darouiche, VA Distinguished Service Professor, Director, Center for Prostheses Infection, Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, TX), will present on the topic: "Prevention of Device-Related Infections." Dr. Love, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Ohio State University Medical Center and Director, Arrhythmia Device Services and Associate Investigator, Dorothy M. Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute (Columbus, OH), will present the topic: "Current Trends in Implantable Device Infection and Management."
The program is designed to educate physicians, nurses and technologists to: address the pathogenesis of infections associated with pacemakers; and cardioverter defibrillators; assess the anti-infective efficacy of potentially preventive approaches; and describe the risks and costs associated with resolving device-related infections. Participants can register at the following web link: http://www.naccme.com/program/n-290/
"This CME program will provide participants with valuable information
on a timely and important topic in the medical device and broader
healthcare community," said Bill Edelman, CEO of TYRX, Inc. "The CDC
estimates that approximately one million hospital acquired infections each
year are associated with
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