Risk Factors of Scleroderma Lung Disease
In this video from the Scleroderma Foundation, learn the ABC’s of Risk Factors of Scleroderma Lung Disease by Virginia Steen, M.D.
All scleroderma patients should routinely have pulmonary function tests and echocardiograms. These studies are very important to determine whether you are at increased risk for pulmonary fibrosis or pulmonary hypertension.
This workshop will review in detail what these test are, what they mean and why it is important that you know what your tests show. Then you can “help” your doctor understand the importance of these tests.
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