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Session Recording from PHA's 2012 10th International PH Conference
Surgery and Anesthesia in Patients with PH: What You Should Know

June 23, 2012

This session will discuss preoperative evaluation and the risks for PH patients undergoing surgery, including the effects of anesthesia, type of operation and ICU care. Learn about the precautions you should take and what to be aware of when considering surgery.

Presenter Information

Dana McGlothlin, MD, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif. (Chair); Robert Scott, MD, PhD, FACC, Mayo Clinic Arizona,Phoenix, Ariz.; Nimalijeet Tarango, RN, NP, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif.; James Tarver, III, MD, Orlando Heart Center, Orlando, Fla.








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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