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Evidence-based screening and treatment options for pulmonary arterial hypertension in connective tissue diseases

Agenda

Patients with connective tissue disease are at a higher risk for developing PAH, for example an estimated 5-12% of scleroderma patients will develop PAH. Furthermore, the prognosis is poor for these patients; over half of patients with PAH-CTD will die within 5 years of diagnosis.

During this webinar we will discuss the importance of regular PAH screening for scleroderma spectrum patients and the best care pathways for these patients.

 

Faculty:

  • Dinesh Khanna
  • Janet Pope

 

Learning objectives:

  • To highlight the importance of screening for PAH in scleroderma patients
  • To discuss the clinical management of PAH-CTD patients, with a focus on the benefit of early treatment initiation and combination therapy

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53 Minutes
20001141 - Date of preparation: February 2020