Monitor Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Catch ATTR Cardiomyopathy Early in the Course



Date: Wed, November 15th
Time: 11 AM PST / 1 PM CST / 2 PM EST
Duration: 40 min

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  • Overview of cardiac amyloidosis which includes ATTR and AL types: 15 min
  • Association of carpal tunnel syndrome and ATTR cardiomyopathy: 10 min
  • Discussion and Q&A: 15 min


Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to

  • Recognize that the presence of carpal tunnel syndrome can be the beginning of ATTR cardiomyopathy.
  • Monitor patients with carpal tunnel syndrome for left ventricular hypertrophy and other red flags of ATTR
  • Rule out AL amyloidosis and make accurate diagnosis of ATTR cardiomyopathy.


Brett W Sperry, MD

Dr. Sperry is a cardiologist specialized in advanced heart failure and transplantation at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, MO. He is also the Director of the Amyloidosis Program at Saint Luke's. Dr. Sperry’s research on the association between carpal tunnel syndrome and amyloidosis was published as a landmark study. He is a recognized expert in the field of cardiac amyloidosis.

Rola Khedraki, MD

Dr. Khedraki is a cardiologist specialized in advanced heart failure and transplantation at Scripps Clinic, CA. She is also the Associate Director of the Cardiology Fellowship Program at Scripps. Dr. Khedraki is an expert in the diagnosis and management of amyloid cardiomyopathy. Her research on the subject has been published in peer-reviewed journals.


Dr. Sperry: Consulting: Alnylam, BridgeBio, AstraZeneca; Speaker Bureau: Pfizer.

Dr. Khedraki: Nothing to disclose.

CME Credit

This program is provided by P2P Syncro and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. It is supported by an independent educational grant from Alnylam and Pfizer.

The following CME credits are offered at no cost.

  • Physicians: max of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • Nurses: 1.0 Contact Hour
  • Physician Assistants: 1.0 CE Credit
  • Pharmacists: 1.0 Contact Hour

Access to CME credit will be provided to all attending providers by email on 11/15/2023.

ATTR Cardiomyopathy and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


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