Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Cardiovascular Institute is among an elite group of medical programs in the country – and the only one in western Pennsylvania – with the expertise to perform two highly advanced surgical procedures to treat, and often cure, CTEPH.
Many people who develop pulmonary hypertension after having a pulmonary embolism go through a “honeymoon period” with few, if any, symptoms. Risk factors for developing CTEPH include:
We have a dedicated team of PH specialists who excel in diagnosing and treating the most complex PH condition, CTEPH. Our CTEPH program is internationally renowned for achieving exceptional patient results. You can receive dedicated care at the accredited AHN Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic.
In addition to diagnostic tests for PH, such as right heart catheterization, our team uses a series of advanced imaging tools to confirm a diagnosis of CTEPH. These tests include:
The Cardiovascular Institute is among an exclusive group of medical centers worldwide to provide highly complex surgical procedures for CTEPH. These treatments include:
Our board-certified physicians in cardiology, pulmonary medicine, rheumatology, cardiothoracic surgery, and palliative care work with PH specialists to provide you with all-inclusive care. A dedicated nurse navigator guides you throughout the diagnosis and treatment process.