UPMC Physician Resources
Heart and Vascular
Destination Therapy in 2012: Which patients and when?
Dr. Jeffrey John Teuteberg explains continuous flow pumps used in destination therapy and the changes that they have made in the lives of patients.
Publish Date: 9/6/2012
Total Viewing Time: 24 min.
Pulmonary Vascular Disease and Right Heart Failure: Moving Toward Personalized Medicine
Dr. Champion provides an overview of Pulmonary Hypertension and various therapies. He introduces new ways of thinking about the disease and the future of treatment.
Publish Date: 5/15/2012
Total Viewing Time: 41 min.
Peripheral Vascular Disease: Surgery vs. Endovascular
Vascular surgeon, Dr. Rabih Chaer, compares the endovascular approach to surgical revascularization in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease (PVD). The presentation concludes with the pros and cons of each approach in various clinical situations.
Publish Date: 2/16/2012
Total Viewing Time: 36 min.
Current Status of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR)
Dr. Michel Makaroun discusses the current state of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair or TEVAR and how the approach has influenced the treatment of thoracic aortic pathologies.
Publish Date: 11/15/2011
Total Viewing Time: 49 minutes
Use of Coronary Angiography, CT Scan, and Cardiac MRI to Diagnose and Manage Coronary Artery Disease
The diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease is the topic of this presentation from UPMC’s Update in Internal Medicine 2010: Evidence-Based Approaches to Common Medical Problems.
Publish Date: 5/2/2011
Total Viewing Time: 88 minutes