The Benefits of DLCO in Cardiology
Heart failure (HF) and COPD have similar symptoms but should be diagnosed and treated separately. We'll examine their associations and discuss the clinical significance of DLCO testing as it relates to HF and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
What you will learn
- Understand the risks associated with COPD & heart failure and how they relate to one another.
- How DLCO is useful in patients with PAH.
- DLCO and its association with mortality.
- Demonstration of DLCO testing & tips to incorporate into your practice.