At this month’s Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds, Brigham pulmonologist Dr. David Systrom spoke about the pathophysiology of exercise intolerance in chronic fatigue syndrome, including a clinical case with a patient perspective.
- Unexplained exertional intolerance associated with impaired systemic
oxygen extraction- PDF
- Pathophysiology and treatment of exertional intolerance in ME CFS– Video
- Advancements in ME/CFS Research– Video
Presenter: David Systrom, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Dr. David Systrom received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School (now known as Geisel School of Medicine). He then completed a residency in internal medicine at Emory University Hospital, followed by a fellowship in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is board certified in internal medicine and pulmonary disease.
An active investigator and director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiopulmonary laboratory, Dr. Systrom regularly publishes research examining pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary vascular disease, right heart failure and thromboembolic disease. He has authored over 130 peer-reviewed publications, has received funding from the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association, and has been named to the annual list of the Best Doctors in America. Dr. Systrom is a member of the American Thoracic Society, the American Heart Association and the American Physiological Society.
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 5 | 8:00am – 9:00am
Cost: Free. CME credit available
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