Course Details
Course Title When a Cardiologist Tries to Blame the Lungs: Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Systemic Sclerosis
Presented Date 10/26/2017
Expiration Date 10/26/2020

Presenter(s) Ryan J. Tedford, MD
This Presenter does have relevant Financial Relationships to disclose.
   Research Grants - Boston Scientific
   Consultant - Actelion
   Other Steering Committee - St. Jude Medical
   Advisory Committee - Abiomed

This activity was not supported by an education grant or any in-kind support.
Description The topic is When a Cardiologist Tries to Blame the Lungs: Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Systemic Sclerosis.
Objectives

1. Describe a clinical observation (and ultimately incorrect theory) that led us to investigate right ventricular loading conditions in systemic sclerosis
2. Discuss how contractile differences rather than unmeasured afterload accounted for our clinical observation
3. Appraise emerging data on the role of RV reserve measurements including potential diagnostic and prognostic implications

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