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Pulmonary Hypertension Course

Waiting for the 6th WSPH, Nice 2018 and annual G6 meeting

Add to calendar13/10/20178:30 14/10/201713:00 Europe/Paris Pulmonary Hypertension Course

Pulmonary Hypertension is a rapidly evolving clinical area and this Course will be an anticipation of the 2018 World Meeting.



(please refer to the communication you shoud have received)

Working Group on Pulmonary Circulation & Right Ventricular Function DD/MM/YYYY


Pulmonary Hypertension is a rapidly evolving clinical area and this Course will be an anticipation of the 2018 World Meeting.



(please refer to the communication you shoud have received)










Course venue

European Heart House
2035 Route des Colles
Les Templiers
CS 80179 Biot
06903 Sophia Antipolis Cedex

 Scientific programme by day

Course Directors: N. Galiè (IT), M. Humbert (FR)

Faculty Members: G. Simonneau, P. Dorfmuller, O. Sitbon, I. Lang, J.L.Vachiery, P. Ferrari, W. Gin-Sing, T. Wagner, A. El Gazayerly, C. Guignabert, M. Hoeper, W. Seeger, O. Schwarz,  L. Rubin, S. Rosenkrantz, R. Trembath, M. Beghetti, A. Torbicki, A. Ghofrani.

Friday,  13 October 

08:30 – 08:50: Registration

Session 1:  N. Galiè - G. Simonneau
08:50 - 09:00:   Welcome and Introduction – G. Simonneau
09:00 - 09:30:   Pathology & Pathobiology – P. Dorfmuller and C. Guignalbert
09:30 - 10:00:   Genetics and Genomics –  R. Trembath
10:00 - 10:30:   Right Ventricle – TBC 
10:30 - 11:00:  Coffee Break

11:00 - 11: 30:  Classifications – G. Simonneau  
11:30 - 12: 00:  Diagnosis  – TBC
12:00 -13:00:  Lunch

Session 2:   TBC
13:00 – 13:30:  Risk Evaluation and Medical Therapy – N. Galiè
13:30 – 14:00:  Right Ventricle assistance and Lung Tx – M. Hoeper 
14:00 – 14:30:  Trials Design & New Therapies – O.Sitbon
14:30 – 15:00:  Discussion

15:00 – 15:30:  Coffee break

Session 3:   L. Rubin, S. Rosenkrantz  
15:30 – 16:00:  PH due to Left Heart Diseases – JL Vachiery
16:00 – 16:30:  PH due to Lung DiseaClassificatuses – W.Seeger
16:30 – 17:00:  CTEPH – TBC
17:00 – 17:30:  Paediatric PH – M. Beghetti
17:30 – 18:00:  Discussion

18:00: Transfer to the Hotel

19:30: Participants Dinner

Saturday 14 October

Session 4 – G 6 Meeting: I. Lang, P. Ferrari 
09:00 – 09:30:  Inputs from Patients Associations Inputs  – P. Ferrari
09:30 – 10:00:  Inputs from Nurses – W. Gin-Sing

10:00 – 10:30:  Coffee Break

10:30 – 10:50:  Regulatory aspects in PH - A. El Gazayerly
10:50 – 11:10:  Industry and PH –  O. Schwarz
11:10 – 11:30:  ERN – LUNG - T. Wagner
11:30 – 12:00:  Discussion

Session 5:  N. Galiè - G. Simonneau
12:00 – 12:45:  Roundtable discussion with invited representatives of healthcare providers, industry, regulatory agencies.
12:45 – 13:00:  Summary of the meeting and perspectives - N. Galiè

13:00:  Lunch & Departure

Learning objectives

  • Learning of the most updated aspects of pulmonary hypertension (PH)
  • Participating in the the discussion on future diagnostic and treatment recommendations in PH
  • Roundtable with all stakeholders in PH including patients associations and regulatory agencies

Target Audience

Cardiologist, Pulmonologists, Rheumatologists, Nurses.


The registration includes:

  • Course participation
  • 2 nights' accommodation on 12 and 13 October (for those selecting the option "with accommodation")
  • Transportation by bus from Hotel*/European Heart House (EHH) /Airport
  • 2 Lunches, 1 dinner, 3 coffee breaks  
Standard Registration with accommodation* and transfer 780€
Standard Registration without accommodation and transfer 480€
Standard Registration for Youngs & Nurses with accommodation* and transfer 580€
Standard Registration for Youngs & Nurses without accommodation and transfer 280€


* The hotel is the AC Hotel Ambassadeur Antibes - Juan-les-Pins


Cancellation conditions

Up to 6 weeks prior to the course and upon receipt of a written cancellation, a refund of fees, minus a 25% of administrative charge, will be processed. No refund will be granted if the cancellation is done less than 6 weeks before the course start date. In the event of the cancellation of a course by the ESC, the full registration fee will be refunded. The ESC is not liable for any cost incurred by the cancellation of accommodation and travel arrangements.

The ESC reserves the right to cancel any of its Educational Programmes up to 2 months prior to the programme starting date. The ESC will not reimburse any travel or accommodation costs incurred by registered participants in the event of a programme cancellation under any circumstances.