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Pocket Guidelines on Pulmonary Hypertension

ESC Pocket Guidelines

Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology
Valvular, Myocardial, Pericardial, Pulmonary, Congenital Heart Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Valvular Heart Disease
Chronic Heart Failure
Pulmonary Circulation, Pulmonary Embolism, Right Heart Failure

Publication date: 2015

Chairpersons: Nazzareno Galiè and Marc Humbert

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Table of Contents

1.List of abbreviations and acronyms....
2. Introduction
2.1 Principles
2.2 New aspects.
3. Definitions and classifications
3.1 Definitions
3.2 Classifications
4. Pulmonary hypertension diagnosis
4.1 Clinical presentation
4.2 Investigations
4.3 Diagnostic algorithm
5. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (Group 1)
5.1 Evaluation of severity
5.2 Therapy
5.2.1 General measures, supportive therapy vasoreactivity
5.2.2 Initial targeted therapy
5.2.3 Further treatment strategies
5.2.4 Treatment algorithm
6. Specific pulmonary (arterial) hypertension subsets
6.1 Paediatric pulmonary arterial hypertension.
6.2 Pulmonary arterial hypertension associated. with adult congenital heart disease
6.3 Pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with connective tissue disease
6.4 Pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with portal hypertension