Video: An Update on Connective Tissue Disease-Associated PAH
In this year's Grand Lecture session, Dr. Lorinda Chung, of Stanford University School of Medicine, reviewed risk factors and guidelines for screening
for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) in Systemic Sclerosis and
other Connective Tissue Diseases. She also discussed tests to diagnose and
monitor PAH and currently available PAH treatment options.
Watch Angela Martinez Perform at the 2015 National Patient Education Conference
Country singer Angela Martinez performed her new single, "Never Give Up," exclusively for conference attendees. This is the second time Angela has performed at a Scleroderma Foundation's National Conference.
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