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Assessment and Management of Pulmonary Hypertensive Vascular Disease Complicating ARDS and Intercurrent or Non-Cardiac Illness

Desmond Bohn


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Conference: 2012 Neonatal and Childhood Pulmonary Vascular Disease Conference

Release Date: 06.19.2013

Presentation Type: General Sessions

This session was originally presented at the 5th Annual International Neonatal and Childhood Pulmonary Vascular Disease Conference.

Desmond Bohn, MD, MB, FRCPC presented this lecture at the 5th Annual International Neonatal and Childhood Pulmonary Vascular Disease Conference which covers acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Dr. Bohn discusses the historical perspective and definition of ARDS, the changes within the pulmonary vascular bed, the role of pulmonary vasodilator therapy and the effect of PPV and PEEP on RV function within ARDS patients.