Stephen Mathai, M.D., M.H.S, discusses the importance of working with your health care team when treating pulmonary hypertension (PH) and connective tissue disease. Dr. Mathai gives an overview of considerations that should be evaluated when making treatment decisions for patients with connective tissue diseases and pulmonary hypertension.
Part 1 of Drug Discovery from Lab to Consumer presented by Roham Zamanian, MD discusses the complex, time-consuming and costly process of developing safe, effective drugs. Learn about the full life-cycle of drug development, from inception in the laboratory through clinical trials to FDA approval.
Part 2 of Drug Discovery from Lab to Consumer presented by Roham Zamanian, MD, FCCP answers questions and provides insight on the available PAH therapies, targeted treatments and clinical trials during this Q&A portion.
Part 1 of Understanding the PH Drug Pipeline presented by Pulmonologist Anna R. Hemnes, M.D, provides insight on available PAH therapies, the biological pathways through which drugs are targeted and new treatments in the drug development pipeline.
Part 2 of Understanding the PH Drug Pipeline presented by Pulmonologist Anna Hemnes, MD answers questions and provides insight on the available PAH therapies, the biological pathways targeted and new treatments in the drug development pipeline during this Q&A portion.
Stephen Mathai, MD, MHS discusses different types of connective tissue disease including lupus, Sjogren’s syndrome, polymyositis, and rheumatoid arthritis and the associated risk of having pulmonary hypertension.
Stephen Mathai, MD, MHS discusses connective tissue disease and the various diagnostic tests used to assess patients with connective tissue disease for pulmonary hypertension.
Eric D. Austin, M.D., MSCI discusses the ways that PH affects children and answers questions regarding the management, diagnosis, and treatment of pediatric patients.
Ioana R. Preston, M.D. addresses personal issues that affect female patients with PH and identifies creative ways for patients with physical or functional limitations to have meaningful intimate relationships. The presentation provides strategies to help women feel more comfortable with their bodies, improve self-image, enhance intimate relationships, and feel more comfortable in sexual experiences.
Emily Griffin, M.S., C.G.C, a genetic counselor from Columbia University Irving Medical Center explains the basics of a genetic counseling session including what to expect and how to prepare for an appointment.
Stephen Mathai, MD, MHS explains the relationship that exists between pulmonary hypertension and connective tissue disease.
Stephen Mathai, MD, MHS discusses the various risks related to developing pulmonary hypertension if you have connective tissue disease.