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

Inhaled/Oral Prostacyclins

June 26, 2010 

Prostacyclins are highly effective medications for treating PAH. In the past, prostacyclins had to be given directly through a catheter into a vein or under the skin. There are now two prostacyclins FDA-approved for use, the inhaled route (iloprost and treprostinil) and two oral prostacyclins being studied (treprostinil and beraprost). This session will review the safety and benefits of inhaled prostacyclin and outline the current research on oral prostacyclins.

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Presenter Information

Richard Channick, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass. (Chair)
Christine Archer-Chicko, CRNP, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, Penn.
Harold Palevsky, MD, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, Penn.
Roham Zamanian, MD, FCCP, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.


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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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