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Saturday, August 12 • 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Pulmonary hypertension: Recognition and management

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Definitive diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension (PH) is obtained when a mean pulmonary artery pressure exceeding 25 mm Hg is detected during cardiac catheterization. However, with the advancement, techniques in Doppler echocardiography increased pressure with the pulmonary arterial system can be demonstrated with less invasive means.  In veterinary medicine, PH can complicate a variety of commonly encountered cardiopulmonary conditions, and early recognition will aid in management of disease.

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Lynelle Johnson

Professor, University of California
Dr Lynelle Johnson received her veterinary degree from The Ohio State University, was in private practice in New York for 3 years, and completed a Masters Degree and residency program at the University of Illinois. She is Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine... Read More →

Saturday August 12, 2017 1:25pm - 2:15pm AEST
Central B/C