Vascular Diseases

by Jeremy Brown, PhD

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    The lecture Vascular Diseases by Jeremy Brown, PhD is from the course Pulmonary Vascular Disease. It contains the following chapters:

    • Pulmonary vascular diseases
    • Pulmonary emboli
    • Diagnosis of acute PEs
    • Treatment of PEs
    • Pulmonary hypertension
    • Chronic PEs/primary pulmonary hypertension
    • Treatment of pulmonary hypertension
    • Cor pulmonale
    • Pulmonary vasculitis

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    1. Spirometry and lung volumes
    2. Echocardiogram
    3. Transfer factor
    4. Oxygen saturations
    1. Raised serum D dimer level
    2. Raised serum troponin level
    3. Right ventricular dilatation visible on echocardiogram
    4. A large filling defect visible in the right pulmonary artery on the CT pulmonary angiogram
    1. Pneumonia
    2. COPD
    3. Multiple small pulmonary emboli
    4. Mitral valve disease
    1. Diuresis aiming for a fluid imbalance (output minus input) of greater than a litre per day
    2. Diuresis aiming for a fluid imbalance (output minus input) of no more than 500mls per day
    3. Correction of hypoxia
    4. Restriction of dietary salt intake
    1. Mesothelioma
    2. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis
    3. Tuberculosis
    4. Lung cancer

    Author of lecture Vascular Diseases

     Jeremy Brown, PhD

    Jeremy Brown, PhD

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    Section of PE has serious ommissions
    By Hamed S. on 02. March 2017 for Vascular Diseases

    No mention of the Well's Criteria! No mention of algorithm for the diagnostic work up of patients with suspected PE. This is inadequate for step 2.