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

Left Heart Disease, Obesity and Diastolic Dysfunction

June 27, 2010 

The role and prominence of the "left heart" as a cause of pulmonary hypertension will be discussed, as will the contribution of obesity and sleep-disordered breathing to PH. We will also address clinical clues and non-invasive testing, such as echo-doppler, that can help differentiate the "left heart" patient from patients with pulmonary vascular disease.

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Presenter Information

-Paul Forfia, MD, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Penn. (chair)
-Francois Haddad, MD, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. 
-Ronald Oudiz, MD, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, Calif.
-Joan Zhang, CRNP, MSN; University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Penn.
 

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This is a program of the PHA Medical Education Fund, made possible through unrestricted educational grants from our supporters.

 

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