Blood Disorders And Pah: Sickle Cells, Spleens And Platelets

Published on July 10, 2013

From PHA's 2012 International PH Conference What are the particular characteristics of pulmonary hypertension in this group of disorders? This session will focus on presenting the recent diagnostic and therapeutic advances in sickle cell and thalassemia associated pulmonary hypertension. Panelists: Roberto Machado, MD, University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago, Ill. (Chair); Elizabeth Klings, MD, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass.; Michael Risbano, MD, MA, FCCP, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Namita Sood, MD, FCCP, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio