Schedule: Live Sessions


Preview the Sessions That Took Place Live at CHEST 2020

All live session recordings are now available for CHEST 2020 registrants through the “Live Sessions” section of CHEST 2020 lobby. 

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This agenda only shows the live CHEST 2020 sessions.
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What Is New in the Guidelines for Diagnosis of Acute Pulmonary Embolism?

Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) is very common problem (39 to 115 cases/100,000 population). Validated diagnostic algorithms in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism are often not used correctly. Despite reasonably good predicting tools (Wells score, Geneva scores), D-dimer, computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA), and VQ scans are ordered inappropriately. In the same...

Diagnostics and Management of Pulmonary Hypertension: What NOT to Do…

The diagnostic algorhythm and management of patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) is complex and challenging. Patients with PH are seen, evaluated, and managed in various environments, including the outpatient clinic, the catheterization lab, the intensive care unit, and the operating room. This panel discussion will address various diagnostic and therapeutic issues that occur with PH patients in these settings. The panel will...

After the Acute Pulmonary Embolism: What Now? A Case-based Discussion

Pulmonary embolism is the third-leading cause of death in the United States. The incidence of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CETPH) is around 4% following acute PE. However, dyspnea and exercise impairment after acute PE is more common. We plan to have...

The CHEST 2020 schedule is subject to change.