CTEPH Program & Dinner

CTEPH: An Uncommon Cause of Unexplained Dyspnea

This program is part of a series of outreach meetings for Primary Care, Family Medicine, Cardiologists, Hematologists, Cardiac Surgeons, Pulmonologists and their midlevel providers. You will hear an overview of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension as well as a discussion regarding surgical and noninvasive approaches for this disease. 

Program Details

When:
Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 6:30 pm

Where:
Novi Chop House
2700 S. Karevich Drive
Novi, MI  48377

Presenters

Vallerie Mclaughlin, MD
Kim A. Eagle M.D. Endowed Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Professor of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Hypertension Program, Medical Director

Jonathan Haft, MD
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Associate Section Head Clinical Quality

Vikas Aggarwal, MBBS, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor, Interventional Cardiology

Scott Visovatti, MD, FACC, FCCP
Clinical Assistant Professor Director, Cardiology Consult Service Associate Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program

Bhavinkumar Dalal, MD
Vice-Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Sleep Medicine, Beaumont, Royal Oak

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify patients who would benefit from further evaluation and treatment for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
  • Explain the current treatment paradigm for those patients who have CTEPH
  • Determine what tests to order when trying to diagnosis CTEPH in patients who have unexplained dyspnea and exercise tolerance
  • Utilize current standards of optimal medical management
  • Educate patients on surgical and noninvasive approaches to treating CTEPH

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.