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The North American Thrombosis Forum's (NATF’s) “5th Right Heart Symposium”
The syndrome of right heart failure is poorly understood and defined. Clinicians often fail to diagnose early stages of the disease and allow the manifestations to progress to severe disability. There is a pressing need to define, understand, and inculcate awareness about this disease in clinicians. Similarly, understanding right heart dysfunction requires focused investigations and research study, best brought forth by a multidisciplinary collaboration. This program is intended for clinical and research professionals who are involved in the care of patients with, and the study of, right heart disease, congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, and associated disorders.
• Nurse practitioners
• Physician assistants
• Allied healthcare professionals
In the following fields:
– Critical care medicine
– Emergency medicine
– Internal medicine
– Vascular medicine
Supported by educational grants from: Abbott Laboratories; Acceleron Pharma Inc.; Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc., a Janssen Pharmaceutical Company of Johnson & Johnson; and United Therapeutics.
This internet enduring material activity is part of a series of activities. Participation in this activity is free of charge.
Release Date: May 04, 2022 -- Expiration Date: May 03, 2023
Faculty: Multiple Faculty,
Assessment of the Right Heart: Integrative Approaches to Uncovering Right Heart Function
Dynamic Assessment of Right Ventricle-Pulmonary Artery Coupling: Application of Invasive CPET – David Systrom, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Right Ventricular Load and Function: Assessing the Impact of Left Heart Function on the Right Side – Luke Howard, MA, DPhil, FRCP, Professor of Practice (Respiratory), Imperial College London; Consultant Pulmonologist, Hammersmith Hospital, London
Imaging Approaches to the Right Heart: Echo vs. cMR – Anne Marie Valente, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Assessing RV Remodeling with PET in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension – Marcelo DiCarli, MD, Professor of Radiology and Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Executive Director, CV Imaging and Chief, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Left Ventricle and the Meaning of Ventricular Interdependence – Mandeep R. Mehra, MD, MSc, FRCP (London), Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School Executive Director, Center for Advanced Heart Disease, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
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