Assault on the RV – Pulmonary Hypertension and Heart-Lung Interactions

Assault on the RV – Pulmonary Hypertension and Heart-Lung Interactions

Summary by: John Greenwood

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is commonly encountered when managing the patient with an acute critical illness. The impact of PH on cardiac function can be devastating if it is not quickly recognized. The goal of this talk is to arm clinicians with some simple techniques to predict and assess for complications of PH, identify the resuscitation targets in a crashing patient with PH, and finally review some major pitfalls in the management of the patient with PH.

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