2021 Pulmonary Vascular Symposium

16apr8:00 am3:15 pm2021 Pulmonary Vascular Symposium8:00 am - 3:15 pm Event Type Education

Event Details

  • 1. Understand key aspects of the latest advances in the pathophysiology, risk factors, and diagnosis of PE
  • 2. Risk stratify patients into low-risk, submassive, and massive PE categories to better identify populations that are high risk for morbidity and mortality from their PE
  • 3. Manage patients with both low-risk and high-risk PE with a variety of treatment options, including anticoagulation, medical and interventional lysis strategies, and surgical therapies
  • 4. Describe the epidemiology, classification and pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension.
  • 5. Determine who is at risk for pulmonary hypertension and effectively diagnose patients
  • 6. Recognize the difference between PAH and PVH and how this translates into therapy.
  • 7. Outline the current approach to pulmonary hypertension treatment in the presence of related or underlying diseases.
  • 8. Incorporate novel therapies into patient care for improved outcomes.
  • 9. Identify when to refer patients for specialty treatment.



(Friday) 8:00 am - 3:15 pm

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