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New Releases

J. Wesley McConnellTreating and Managing PH: What You Need to Know

J. Wesley McConnell, M.D. encourages patients to speak up and ask questions during medical appointments, to maintain an open and collaborative partnership with their healthcare team to achieve successful outcomes together.

Pulling the Thread on Medicaid Unwinding

Jaeger Spratt walks through what pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients need to know about maintaining Medicaid coverage during these changes. Jaeger also reviews the specifics of Medicaid unwinding in different states and how to navigate the system to ensure you can maintain your coverage.

Michelle SykesDiagnosing Pulmonary Hypertension in a Pediatric Patient

Michelle Sykes, M.D., Ph.D., details the process of diagnosing a child with pulmonary hypertension. From birth to adolescence, Dr. Sykes explains the diagnostic tests and procedures to help determine the degree of pulmonary hypertension as well as guide treatments in children.

Nidhy VargheseTreating Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension

Michelle Sykes, M.D., Ph.D., shares recommended treatments for pediatric pulmonary hypertension.

Michelle SykesUnderstanding the Signs and Symptoms of Pulmonary Hypertension in a Child

Michelle Sykes, M.D., Ph.D., discusses key signs and symptoms of pediatric PH which may be confused with other common childhood conditions.

Nidhy VargheseRespiratory Infections and Pulmonary Hypertension

Ivan Robbins, M.D., and Nidhy Varghese, M.D., discuss the impact viral respiratory infections have on adults and children with PH. They share information on the symptoms of viral infections, the impact of RSV on children and older adults with PH and give an overview of how to treat these conditions safely while on PH medication.

Christina BenningerJourney through Pulmonary Hypertension Diagnosis and Treatment

Christina Benninger, M.S.N., APRN, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC explains the pulmonary hypertension (PH) diagnostic process and what the test results can provide to clinicians. Find out why understanding the results of echocardiograms, right heart catheterizations and other imaging techniques and lab tests is essential to determining effective PH treatment.

gillian leungUnderstanding the Side Effects of Pulmonary Hypertension Medication

Gillian Leung, PharmD, BCCP; Yash Kothari, M.D. cover common side effects of pulmonary hypertension (PH) medications. Drs. Leung and Kothari share tips for managing undesirable effects to get the most out of PH therapy.

J. Wes McConnellSpotlight on Pulmonary Hypertension Clinical Studies and Research

J. Wes McConnell, M.D., explains how research process and can lead to promising clinical trials for new therapies and how patient registries can advance pulmonary hypertension. Dr. McConnell also shares news about how to participate in regional clinical trials.

2022 Focus on Pulmonary Hypertension Research

Pulmonary hypertension experts Anna Hemnes, M.D., and Evan Brittain, M.D., M.Sc., moderate a panel discussion on the latest advances in pulmonary hypertension (PH) research.