Webinar Recording- Cardiovascular Health in TS 2020.10.12

Overview of care guidelines to ensure early detection.

Cardiovascular health is an important topic for the TS community as there are several concerns that are more common in TS than the general population. In this webinar, Dr. Prakash provides an overview of these concerns and the care guidelines to ensure early detection.

After reviewing congenital heart and blood vessel problems that are more common in people with Turner syndrome, Dr. Prakash will discuss recommendations for screening and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Who Should Attend:
Patients, caregivers, allied health professionals, clinical researchers, health administration, policy makers, philanthropists

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About the Presenter:
Dr. Prakash is Associate Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; Professor, Rice University. Dr. Prakash received his MD and PhD degrees from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and is board certified in cardiovascular medicine, adult echocardiography, and adult congenital heart disease. He is a TSF professional member and serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Turner Syndrome Society of the United States. He currently administers the Turner Syndrome Research Registry and directs the adult Turner syndrome clinic at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. 

Since 2011, Dr. Prakash has worked in the John Ritter Research Program in Aortic and Vascular Diseases at McGovern Medical School, a part of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), where he specializes in medical therapy, imaging and surveillance of patients with heritable aortic and vascular diseases. He is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and is co-director of the Turner Syndrome Adult Comprehensive Care Center, one of the first clinics of its kind in the United States.

Links: Internal Medicine FacultyTurner Syndrome Care Center

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