UPMC Physician Resources
Spring 2015 Clinical Conference - Topics in Pulmonary Medicine
There have been many advances in the field of pulmonary embolism, and with novel therapies come the need for discussion of their use and impact on patient outcomes. The goal of this conference is to provide the audience with up-to-date information about advancements in the field of pulmonary embolism, as well as management of PE complications such as pulmonary hypertension and CTEPH.
Variation in Clinical Presentation and Biology of COPD
Dr. Sciurba provides an overview of the variations of COPD. Explanations for such variations and how they affect patient selection for clinical trials is also discussed.
Publish Date: 3/29/2012
Total Viewing Time: 28 min.
Cystic Fibrosis: A Paradigm for Genetics to Personalized Medicine
Dr. Pilewski provides an overview of the clinical features of typical and atypical Cystic Fibrosis, as well as discusses diagnostic criteria, pathogenesis, and genetic mutation based drug therapy.
Publish Date: 3/22/2012
Total Viewing Time: 32 min.
Lung Cancer Update: Something old, something new, still pretty blue
Dr. David Wilson reviews direction of lung cancer prevention as well as the potential advantages of CT screening of high risk populations.
Publish Date: 3/1/2012
Total Viewing Time: 30 minutes
Severe Asthma: Can Phenotyping Help with Understanding and Treatment?
Pulmonologist, Dr. Sally E. Wenzel discusses phenotyping of difficult to treat asthma patients and its implications for treatment in this UPMC CME presentation.
Publish Date: 9/29/2011
Total Viewing Time: 41 minutes