Diagnosing Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

diagnosing pulmonary arterial hypertension pas overview pulmonary arterial hypertension Pas is a rare but serious type of high blood Pressure it mimics several other heart, and lung conditions pas causes many of the same symptoms as heart disease and asthma Distinguishing between those conditions and pas can be difficult but, several tests and tools can…

Mudbug March stomps out pulmonary hypertension

A MUDBUG MARCH IN NEW ORLEANS TODAY TO STOMP OUT PULMONARY HYPERTENSION. DOZENS OF PEOPLE SPENT THEIR SUNDAY AT CITY PARK FOR A 1-MILE WALK SILENT AUCTION, MUSIC AND FOOD. THE EVENT WAS IN HONOR OF CHELSEA YATES, WHO WAS DIAGNOSED WITH PULMONARY HYPERTENSION AT JUST 15-YEARS-OLD AND DIED 11 YEARS LATER, IN 2011. TO…

Jen’s Heart Valve Story

(soft music) – I was born with tetralogy of fallot and I was diagnosed I guess at birth, but when I was two-years-old in 1988, I had my first open heart surgery and at that time, I had a screen, I was told, put in my heart and I was fixed. And when I was…

PHA Specialty Pharmacy Feedback Form

Thank you for visiting the PHA and Caring Voice Specialty Pharmacy Feedback Page My name is Colleen Brunetti, and I am a member of the PHA Board of Trustees. I am also the patient who first began working on my own specialty pharmacy issues as far back as 2010 which is when I first began…

Meet Our Doc: Dunbar Ivy, MD, Heart Institute

I’m very dedicated to what I do. I’ve been involved for almost 25 years in taking care of children with congenital heart disease, and so it’s my lifelong passion to keep doing this. I think excellent care, the kind of care I would want my family to have would be the primary tenet. We provide…