Redefining the Management of CMV in SOT: Emerging Options for High-Risk Patients: A Care Team Forum

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Activity Overview

This activity will bring you face-to-face with Drs. Kotton, Silveira, and Pereira as they discuss the many facets of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in solid organ transplant (SOT) patients. They will share clinical insights on emerging treatments for resistant and refractory CMV disease, as well as tips for avoiding and managing the challenging side effects of current antiviral therapies. You will be captivated as you watch a first-hand account of life-altering CMV when a lung transplant patient shares his journey with resistant CMV, how CMV treatments and side effects impacted his life, and his advice for healthcare professionals.

0.75 CE Credit(s)
Expires: July 6, 2022

Target Audience

Clinicians who diagnose and manage patients with cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and disease.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this education activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Summarize existing and emerging therapies for the prevention and treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease in solid organ transplant (SOT) patients
  • Manage adverse effects of antiviral therapies, including bone marrow and renal toxicities
  • Identify risk factors and emerging therapies for resistant CMV disease

 

Activity Faculty

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Camille Nelson Kotton, MD, FIDSA, FAST

Clinical Director, Transplant and Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases
Infectious Diseases Division
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

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Marcus Pereira, MD, MPH, FAST

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Transplant Infectious Disease Program
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

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Fernanda P. Silveira, MD, MS, FIDSA, FAST

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Clinical Operations, Transplant Infectious Diseases
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA