SYMPOSIUM: Take These Broken Lungs and Learn to Fly: Great Debates for Patients with PAH Awaiting Transplant

Apr 5, 2019 10:30am ‐ Apr 5, 2019 12:15pm


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CASE PRESENTATION: PAH Patient with Severe RV Dysfunction Prior to Transplant
Nicholas Kolaitis, MD

DEBATE: ‘All You Need is Lungs’: Combined Heart/Lung Transplant Should Be Offered in Patients With End Stage PAH (PRO)
Jerome Le Pavec, MD

DEBATE: ‘All You Need is Lungs’: Combined Heart/Lung Transplant Should Be Offered in Patients with End Stage PAH (CON)
Fernando Torres, MD

CASE PRESENTATION: Patient with Group 3 Disease and RV Dysfunction Awaiting Transplant
Caroline Patterson, MD

DEBATE: Severe PH in Advanced Lung Disease (Group 3) Should Be Treated with Vasodilators (PRO)
Steven Nathan, MD

DEBATE: Severe PH in Advanced Lung Disease (Group 3) Should Be Treated with Vasodilators (CON)
Adaani Frost, MD

CASE PRESENTATION: Patient with PAH Listed for Lung Transplant Who is Getting Sicker
Errol Bush, MD

DEBATE: Let It Be, Let It Be, Speaking of Urgency Allocation, Let It Be: Urgency-Based Allocation Can Be Fair for Patients with PAH (PRO)
Thomas Egan, MD, MSC

DEBATE: Let It Be, Let It Be, Speaking of Urgency Allocation, Let It Be: Urgency-Based Allocation Can Be Fair for Patients with PAH (CON)
Helen Whitford, MBBS, FRACP

Speaker(s):

  • Nicholas Kolaitis, MD, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Jerome Le Pavec, MD, Hôpital Marie Lannelongue, Le Plessis Robinson, France
  • Fernando Torres, MD, UT Southwestern Medical Cente, Dallas, TX, United States
  • Caroline Patterson, MD, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Steven Nathan, MD, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA, United States
  • Adaani Frost, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, United States
  • Errol Bush, MD, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD, United States
  • Thomas Egan, MD, MSC, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
  • Helen Whitford, MBBS, FRACP, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Tags: CTEPH LF-LTX

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