Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a disease associated with pulmonary embolism (PE), a life-threatening blood clot that usually forms in a vein deep in the legs and travels to the lungs.
Manreet Kanwar, M.D., recently led a PHA Facebook Live chat on CTEPH Awareness Day, Nov.21, 6 p.m. ET. As part of PHA’s #TheRightHeart Awareness Month campaign and CTEPH Awareness Day efforts, Dr. Kanwar took questions in her first Facebook Live event. Dr. Kanwar is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine and the Associate Medical Director of the CTEPH Program at Allegheny General Hospital Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, a PHA Pulmonary Hypertension Care Center (PHCC)-accredited site.
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