Courses

Pulmonary Hypertension

Target audience

  • The main target audience are trainees in respiratory medicine and young doctors.

Educational aims

At the end of this course, a physician with little specialised knowledge of pulmonary circulation will understand the processes of diagnosis and management of the various pulmonary vascular conditions. Diagnostic techniques and new treatment modalities will be discussed, so that the physician will feel competent in managing their patients in association with their pulmonary hypertension centre.


Definition, Classification and Epidemiology of Pulmonary Hypertension
M. Humbert (Clamart, France)
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Genetics and Pathophysiology of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
N. Morrell (Cambridge, United Kingdom)
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Current and Future Therapies of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
A. Ghofrani (Giessen, Germany)
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Invasive and Non-Invasive Hemodynamic Assessment in Pulmonary Hypertension
A. Vonk Noordegraaf (Aalsmeer, Netherlands)
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End-points and Clinical Trials Design in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
A. Peacock (Glasgow, United Kingdom)
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Chronic Thrombo-Embolic Pulmonary Hypertension
M.M. Hoeper (Hanover, Germany)
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