Emboli – Dr. Karin Halvorson – April 7, 2017

Title: Emboli Pearls – Venous Thromboembolism, Pulmonary embolism, and Emboli in Transit: Novel oral anticoagulants are preferred over Vitamin K Antagonists. If there is underlying cancer with embolism, Low Molecular Weight Heparin is preferred. Beware right heart failure hemodynamics The only true indication for an IVC filter is the inability to …

Pulmonary Hypertension – Dr. Karin Halvorson – Feb. 19, 2016

Title:  Pulmonary Hypertension. Pearls: There are five classifications of PHTN. If PHTN is suspected in a patient, a thorough work-up for etiology is necessary. Right heart catheterization is mandatory for diagnosis. Treatment should be tailored to the underlying cause. Right heart failure from PHTN is treated differently than right heart …