Pulmonary Hypertension | CHOP Research Institute

Pulmonary Hypertension

iTONE will study the impact of a 4-month home exercise program on physical activity levels, skeletal muscle mass and strength, functional health status, and quality of life in children and teenagers with pulmonary hypertension.

Dr. Avitabile works to understand the impact of musculoskeletal deficits on exercise performance in children with complex heart and lung diseases. She also participates in multi-centered clinical trials to advance the care of children with pediatric pulmonary hypertension. 

avitabilec [at] chop.edu
frankd [at] chop.edu

Dr. O'Byrne is a pediatric cardiologist with research interests in cardiac disease outcomes, perioperative outcomes, and children with pulmonary hypertension. He combines the use of large observational datasets to study outcomes, practice variation, cost, and the determinants of health-related quality of life in this population.

obyrnem [at] chop.edu
Published on
Feb 12, 2016
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