Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and RV Failure

The average time from symptom onset to accurate diagnosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is 2.8 years, and more than half of patients have already progressed to functional class 3 or 4 by the time of diagnosis. Overlapping symptoms and clinical presentations can make it challenging to classify pulmonary hypertension patients correctly.

In this presentation, Anjali Vaidya, MD, co-director of the Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Heart Failure & CTEPH Program at Temple University Hospital, discusses using imaging to diagnose Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and right ventricle failure and the management of these patients.

This content was featured at CVI Philadelphia’s Echocardiography Update on January 7, 2024. This recording is intended for educational purposes and is not eligible for CME credits.

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Anjali Vaidya, MD, FACC, FASE, FACP

Anjali Vaidya, MD, FACC, FASE, FACP

Professor, Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Co-Director, Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Heart Failure & CTEPH Program, Temple University Hospital

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