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Navigating the identification, diagnosis and management of pulmonary hypertension using the updated ESC Guidelines

ESC webinar on general cardiology

09/05/2016 18:00 09/05/2016 19:00 Europe/Paris Navigating the identification, diagnosis and management of pulmonary hypertension using the updated ESC Guidelines

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European Society of Cardiology DD/MM/YYYY
Pulmonary Hypertension

Focus on

1. Apply echocardiographic probability to identifying patients who should be investigated for pulmonary hypertension.

2. Differentiate pulmonary arterial hypertension from pulmonary hypertension related to left heart or lung disease.

3. Risk stratify patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension and understand how to use this to manage their treatment and follow-up.

4. Identify patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension and understand how to plan their management.

General cardiology webinars on-demand are now exclusively CME accredited for ESC Professional & Professional Plus Members.

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Watch case 1: Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension: diagnosis and treatment


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Watch case 2: Operable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension


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Professor Simon Gibbs (speaker)

Professor Marc Humbert (host)


Session information

This webinar is targeted at general cardiologists but also at cardiologists wishing to update their scientific knowledge on the topic. During the webinar, you will be encouraged to send your questions by chat and interact with our key opinion leaders who will provide live feedback.

The format includes case based presentations, online assessments and live discussions with these key opinion leaders, who will give you some useful tips for your daily clinical practice. A pre and post test will also be sent to participants to help them test their knowledge before and after watching the webinar. Correct answers to this test are published afterwards with the recording.

Technical settings

The webinar is available on PC and Tablets. The use of smartphone is not recommended. To access the MCQs during the live, you must allow pop-up windows. A high speed Internet connection is required (a minima 2 Mbps).