PH Treatments

e-Learning Guides

  • e-Learning Guide - Transplantation

    December 1, 2014

    While transplant is not the only treatment option for pulmonary hypertension (PH), many patients that are not improving on medical therapies may count on transplant as an alternative treatment option. Learn the pros and cons of this surgical procedure, and how you and your medical team may decide if transplant is right for you.

Recordings

  • Navigating a Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE) as a Family

    July 27, 2015

    Have you recently been referred to a Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE) program for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)? Are you a patient hoping to learn more about the PTE process? Listen to this webinar recording on preparing for a PTE – the before, during, and after. Melissa Stinson, a nurse practitioner from the UCSD Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE) program covers the steps that UCSD takes to prepare their CTEPH patients for a PTE, and Sarah Brackett, a CTEPH patient that recently underwent a PTE surgery, gives first-hand feedback on how her family planned their time leading up to and following her surgery. Sarah's husband, Hugh, and daughter, Megan, also share on the experience from their perspectives. Learn more about preparing for a PTE as an entire PH family, including your family members as well as your medical team!

    Recording Format: Voice and Slides

    Recording Type: Live Recording

  • Lung Transplantation in PH

    July 8, 2015

    In this webinar recording, Dr. Patricia George of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center covers the ins and outs of lung transplantation for pulmonary hypertension (PH). The webinar discusses lung transplant as a treatment for PH and answer questions about lung transplantation.

    Recording Format: Voice and Slides

    Recording Type: Live Recording

  • PH Treatments: What's on the Horizon (2015)

    May 5, 2015

    The past year has brought exciting advances in PH research. In this webinar, Dr. Ioana Preston of Tufts Medical Center covers the current treatments available for PH, as well as new treatments in the pipeline. The webinar familiarizes viewers with established and novel molecular pathways that are abnormal in PAH, describes new molecules that hold promise from experimental models of PAH, and reviews ongoing clinical trials in PAH.

    Recording Format: Voice and Slides

    Recording Type: Live Recording

  • Oxygen Access and PH: Getting the Oxygen You Need

    August 6, 2014

    The way insurance companies pay for oxygen equipment can be complicated and confusing. Phillip Porte from the National Home Oxygen Association answers several questions about accessing oxygen in this webinar recording. It explores Medicare’s 36-month payment cap, limitations on accessing liquid oxygen, questions about renting vs. buying an oxygen concentrator and more.

    Recording Format: Voice and Slides

    Recording Type: Live Recording

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    Combination Therapy in PAH (2014)

    June 22, 2014

    In this session recording from PHA's Conference, presenters will discuss how combination therapy is used in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

    Recording Format: Video

    Recording Type: Conference Recording

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    PH and Other Comorbid Illnesses: How Do I Cope with PAH and a New, Important Medical Problem? (2014)

    June 22, 2014

    In this session recording from PHA's Conference, presenters will discuss how treatments for pulmonary hypertension (PH) allows patients to enjoy longer lives, patients with PH are then susceptible to the problems of 'regular' people as they age.

    Recording Format: Video

    Recording Type: Conference Recording

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    Infused Prostacyclins - Present and Future (2014)

    June 21, 2014

    In this session recording from PHA's 2014 Conference, presenters will discuss how prostacyclins are among the most potent and effective treatments for patients with advanced pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

    Recording Format: Video

    Recording Type: Conference Recording

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    Oral Treatments (2014)

    June 21, 2014

    In this session recording from PHA's Conference, presenters will discuss the oral therapies for pulmonary hypertension (PH).

    Recording Format: Video

    Recording Type: Conference Recording

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    Surgical and Interventional Therapies for PH (2014)

    June 21, 2014

    In this session recording from PHAs Conference, presenters will discuss surgical and/or interventional therapies that may be performed in particular patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) including atrial septostomy, pulmonary endarterectomy, lung transplantation and heart-lung transplantation.

    Recording Format: Video

    Recording Type: Conference Recording

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    Inhaled Therapies for PAH (2014)

    June 21, 2014

    In this session recording from PHA's 2014 Conference, presenters will discuss how inhaled therapies are used to treat some patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

    Recording Format: Video

    Recording Type: Conference Recording

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