About Our CTEPH Program

The Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH) Program is dedicating to identifying, diagnosing, and treating patients with CTEPH disease. Because many people with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension do not know they have it, one of our main goals is to identify patients who have a higher risk of developing CTEPH.

We are one of the only comprehensive CTEPH treatment programs in the country. We serve patients throughout the Intermountain West and are the only CTEPH program within 800 miles of Salt Lake City.

What Is Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)?

Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a disease that causes pressure to build in the arteries inside your lungs. About four percent of patients with pulmonary embolism will develop CTEPH within two years of a blockage.

CTEPH is a serious disease that becomes worse over time. If left untreated, CTEPH can cause fatigue, chest pain, and shortness of breath. In later stages, CTEPH can cause fainting and heart failure symptoms.

Multidisciplinary Care

We rely on the expertise of doctors in many specialties, including imaging, anesthesiology, cardiovascular medicine, pulmonary medicine, and cardiothoracic surgery. Our multidisciplinary collaboration helps patients with CTEPH live longer and have a better quality of life.

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