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Chronic Thromboembolic Disease: When Do We Operate?

Natalie Kitterman

Richard Channick


William Auger


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Conference: 2007 PH Resource Network Symposium

Release Date: 10.12.2007

Presentation Type: Breakout Sessions

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Cardiac Catheterization

Chronic thromboembolic disease can be challenging from both a diagnostic and therapeutic standpoint. This session will address when to operate and provide a nursing perspective on a patient diagnosed with chronic thromboembolic disease while being referred for thromboendarterectomy. Postoperative management of these patients will also be discussed.