Tag: Respiratory

The Rationale for a Washout Period When Switching Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Patients from…

Hello I’m Dr. Roxana Sulica. I’m the director of the Mount Sinai Beth Israel Pulmonary Hypertension Program in New York. I will be talking about my poster presentation at the ATS meeting 2017 about the washout period that’s required between treatments with PDE5 inhibitors in patients that are transition to riociguat for the treatment of…

By Jose Scott October 28, 2019 0

Intubation & Mechanical Ventilation

You may receive endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation if you are in an emergency situation involving severe respiratory problems or if you are having general anesthesia during a surgical procedure. When you breathe, air moves into your lungs when a muscle called the diaphragm, along with other muscles nearby, contracts and causes the chest cavity…

By Jose Scott September 24, 2019 0

“Anesthetic Considerations in Pulmonary Hypertension” by Stephanie Grant for OPENPediatrics

Anesthetic Considerations in Pulmonary Hypertension, by Dr. Stephanie Grant. Hello. My name is Stephanie Grant and today I’m going to be talking to you about pulmonary hypertension. The goals of today’s talk are to talk about perioperative management of pulmonary hypertension, including during the pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative time. We will also talk about pulmonary…

By Jose Scott September 5, 2019 1