After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Discuss emerging novel approaches to PDA management in extreme preterm infants.
2. Present the procedural details and available evidence of tanscatheter closure of the PDA with the "Piccolo" device.
3. Understand the physiology of "abrupt close of the PDA: Ligation vs. Transcatheter.
4. Offer a potential roadmap moving forward with a dedicated multi-disciplinary team-based approach PDA management.


Philip T. Levy, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.    

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.


Session date: 
03/03/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am EST
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St.
Chestnut Conference 1 A/B
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 APA American Psychological Association
    Baystate Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Baystate Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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