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Diagnostic and management dilemmas in pulmonary hypertension webinar series - session 3: Post-capillary pulmonary hypertension

Diagnostic and management dilemmas in pulmonary hypertension webinar series - session 3: Post-capillary pulmonary hypertension

To take part in this event, you must register in advance.

5 June, 2024
18:00-19:00 CEST

Chairs: Prof. Robin Condliffe (Sheffield, United Kingdom), Dr. Esther Jeritza Nossent (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Prof. Dr. Anton Vonk Noordegraaf (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
External expert: Prof. Dr. Jean-Luc Vachiery (Brussels, Belgium)

Speakers: Dr Francesca Macera (Brussels, Belgium), Dr Celine Dewachter (Brussels, Belgium)

Learning objectives

  • Understand the differences between isolated post-capillary and combined pre- and post-capillary pulmonary hypertension (PH).
  • Understand the importance of echocardiography in diagnosis.
  • Appreciate the data for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) therapies.

Topics

  • Cases demonstrating isolated post-capillary PH and combined pre-and post-capillary PH with significant RV impairment.
  • Focus on echocardiography in the diagnostic work-up.
  • Discussion regarding optimal therapeutic management.