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

Familial/Genetic PH

June 26, 2010 

What is familial pulmonary arterial hypertension? This session reviews what is known about the genetic basis of pulmonary arterial hypertension, and how this knowledge affects patients and their families. Current genetic tests are discussed including what is done, where one can get such testing and who pays for the tests. The panel also addresses the questions: “Is the treatment any different if abnormal genetic test results are documented?” and “Can genes determine the safety and usefulness of your medication?”

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Disclaimer: Most of the questions asked during this session cannot be heard unless volume is increased.  



Presenter Information

Raymond Benza, MD (Chair)
Wendy Chung, MD, PhD
C. Gregory Elliott, MD
Kari Roberts, MD 





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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