|Pulmonary Hypertension in the Rheumatology Patient|
Pulmonary Hypertension in the Rheumatology Patient
Correcting the Tunnel Vision Caused by Doppler Pressure
Paul Forfia, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiology
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
2. Discuss the typical use of echo-Doppler exam in the screening, diagnosis of PH in rheumatology patients; pearls and pitfalls
3. Explain methods of detecting PAH outside the echo and cath.
4. Recognize more refined use of the echo-doppler exam to detect PAH.
Disclosure: Consultant: Actelion; Speakers Bureau: Actelion, Gilead, United Therapeutics