CDH Part 3: CDH Pulmonary Hypertension

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, or CDH, is a birth defect that allows abdominal organs to pass through the diaphragm, enter the chest, and inhibit lung growth. This can cause breathing problems after birth. This can cause two main complications: Pulmonary Hypoplasia, and Pulmonary Hypertension, which means “high blood pressure in the lungs.” Before a baby is born, it receives oxygen from […]

Dr. Aaron Waxman, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension & Heart Failure expert

– Hello from Boston! Dr. Anton Titov MD We’re with Dr. Aaron Waxman, who is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Executive Director, Center for Pulmonary Heart Diseases, and Director of Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Dr. Waxman obtained his MD from Yale University School of Medicine and his PhD from […]

Pulmonary Hypertension – Pathophysiology & Diagnosis (HTN)

well welcome to another MedCram lecture we’re going to talk about pulmonary hypertension treatment and there’s actually several different types of treatments remember there are different waho groups there’s Group 1 2 3 4 & 5 now group 1 we said was idiopathic pulmonary arterial or hypertension and the other ones for instance the collagen vascular diseases the drugs the […]

Dr. A. Latif Bikak, MD – Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary Hypertension is this interesting disease process in an in a simple way it is multiple ideologies that basically affect the blood vessels specifically in the lung and inherently in our bodies the lung blood vessels are very different from the remaining blood vessels in the rest of our body. Many diseases cause pulmonary hypertension. Most commonly it is because […]

Diagnosing Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

diagnosing pulmonary arterial hypertension pas overview pulmonary arterial hypertension Pas is a rare but serious type of high blood Pressure it mimics several other heart, and lung conditions pas causes many of the same symptoms as heart disease and asthma Distinguishing between those conditions and pas can be difficult but, several tests and tools can Help, your doctor make a […]