April 13, 2018
Locke Visiting Professor
David Kass, M.D.
Abraham and Virginia Weiss Professor of Cardiology, Professor of Medicine
Director, Institute of CardioScience
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
- Describe how the pulmonary vascular load is different from the systemic arterial load, and its impact on the right ventricle in patients with pulmonary hypertension.
- Understand how systemic sclerosis and pulmonary hypertension differs from other forms of PAH, and the implications for patient morbidity and mortality.
- Learn new mechanisms underlying RV disease in PAH patients with systemic sclerosis and new potential avenues to treat it.