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Session Recording from PHA's 2012 10th International PH Conference
Basics of PH: Everything You Wanted to Know About PAH, But You Have to Ask

June 23, 2012

Learn about the normal working of the heart and lungs, and hear in clear layman's terms what happens to these systems in pulmonary hypertension patients. An overview of the general treatment strategies will also be addressed. What you learn here will provide the foundation for focusing your attention on other sessions – and your own situation.

Presenter Information

Murali Chakinala, MD, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo. (Chair); Maribeth Duncan, RN, MSN, ANPBC, Washington University, St. Louis Mo.; Paul Fairman, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.; Joel A. Wirth, MD, FCCP, Maine Medical Center, Portland Maine; Aaron Waxman, MD, PhD, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.








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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