Echocardiography has unearthed links among morbid pediatric obesity, sleep disorders, and potentially fatal pulmonary hypertension, according to a study presented at the 2006 American Society of Echocardiography meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. More »
abstract: Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a common complication in patients with systemic sclerosis and is associated with an increased mortality rate. Patients are often asymptomatic early in the disease, but as the disease progresses, exertional dyspnea and fatigue develop. The workup... More »
abstract: Pulmonary hypertension is an increasingly recognized complication of HIV disease. Echocardiography is the most useful imaging modality for an early diagnosis; the most frequent findings are systolic flattening of the interventricular septum, right atrial and right ventricular enlargement,... More »
How Physicians Can Manage Unexpected Free Time Jennifer Frank, MD, October 22, 2013 Whether you have an unexpected patient no-show, or two hours before bed, figuring out how to spend spurts of free time can be a work-life balance stressor.