November 2023 JHLT: The Podcast Special Episode on Pulmonary Vascular Disease

Published 01 November 2023
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On the November 2023 episode of JHLT: The Podcast, the Digital Media Editors explore two studies from the November issue of The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation focusing on pulmonary vascular diseases.

The first segment features a study presented by Zvonimir Rako, MD, “Clinical and Functional Relevance of Right Ventricular Contraction Patterns in Pulmonary Hypertension.”

In this conversation with Dr. Rako, discover the fascinating correlation between RV contraction patterns and hemodynamic risk profiles. This study's findings promise valuable insights for PH programs and practice. 

The second segment of the episode features a retrospective single-center study entitled "Impact of Sex on Outcome After Pulmonary Endarterectomy for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension.”

In this segment, first author Justin C.Y. Chan, MD, MPhil and senior author Marc de Perrot, MD, MSc, FRCSC uncover mechanics of sex differences and their potential implications for clinical approaches. 

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