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Pumps and Puffers: Managing Prostacyclin Therapy

Martha Kingman

Rebeca Anderson

Juliana Liu


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Conference: 2013 PH Professional Network Symposium

Release Date: 09.28.2013

Presentation Type: Breakout Sessions

Prostacyclins are often used to treat patients with advanced pulmonary arterial hypertension. In clinical trials, prostacyclins have shown survival benefit as well as improvement in quality of life. Administration of prostacyclins can be complex even for experienced PH experts. In this session, we will discuss the role of IV, SQ and inhaled prostacyclins, including important safety recommendations.