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Mechanical Support for Right Ventricular Failure in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
In this course Right Ventricular Failure (RV) and the benefits of inotropic and vasopressor Therapy will be discussed. Specifically, the description of the exact role the two play in acute decompensated RV failure. In addition, some of the problems and limitations of inotropic and vasopressor therapy will be highlighted as well as a list of some other potential therapies in RV failure.
Pulmonary Hypertension in Sickle Cell Disease
In this session the relationship between Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and Pulmonary hypertension (PH) will be extensively analyzed. The pervasiveness and etiology of PH in Sickle Cell Disease will also be recognized and the effects of PH in SCD on cardiopulmonary function and survival will be discussed as well.