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

PDE-5 Inhibitors: Sildenafil and Tadalafil

June 26, 2010 

This session will cover the phosphodiesterase inhibitors (PDE-5 inhibitors) and their role in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. The mechanism of action of these drugs will be briefly discussed, as well as their potential benefits and associated risks. The evidence supporting their use will be briefly presented.

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Presenter Information

-David Badesch, MD, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colo., chair
-James Tarver, III, MD, Florida Hospital, Orlando, Fla.
-Joy Beckmann, RN, MSN, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, Calif.
-Ioana Preston, MD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass.


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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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