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Session Recording from PHA's 2010 9th International PH Conference

Scleroderma and Pulmonary Hypertension: A Complex Relationship

June 26, 2010 

panelists Mary Bartlett, NP and Virginia Steen, MDIn this session, we will review the characteristics of scleroderma and pulmonary hypertension, focusing on the multiple ways scleroderma causes PH and the impact of the involvement of other organs, such as the heart, kidneys, and muscles. Our multi-disciplinary panel including specialists in pulmonology, rheumatology and cardiology will discuss recent developments in the treatment of this disease and answer questions from the audience.

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Presenter Information

Virginia Steen, MD, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C (Chair)
Mary Bartlett, NP, Winthrop Pulmonary Hypertension Center, Farmingdale, N.Y.






Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. Gilead Sciences, Inc. Bayer HealthCare United Therapeutics Corporation
This is a program of the PHA Medical Education Fund, made possible through unrestricted educational grants from our supporters.


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