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Allgemeine und supportive Therapie der pulmonal arteriellen Hypertonie: Empfehlungen der Kölner Konsensus Konferenz 2016


Grünig, E; Benjamin, N; Krüger, U; Kaemmerer, H; Harutyunova, S; Olsson, K M; Ulrich, S; Gerhardt, F; Neurohr, C; Sablotzki, A; Halank, M; Kabitz, H-J; Thimm, G; Fliegel, K-G; Klose, H (2016). Allgemeine und supportive Therapie der pulmonal arteriellen Hypertonie: Empfehlungen der Kölner Konsensus Konferenz 2016. Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift, 141(S 01):S26-S32.

Abstract

The 2015 European Guidelines on Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension are also valid for Germany. The guidelines contain detailed recommendations for the targeted and supportive treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). However, the practical implementation of the European Guidelines in Germany requires the consideration of several country-specific issues and already existing novel data. This requires a detailed commentary to the guidelines, and in some aspects an update already appears necessary. In June 2016, a Consensus Conference organized by the PH working groups of the German Society of Cardiology (DGK), the German Society of Respiratory Medicine (DGP) and the German Society of Pediatric Cardiology (DGPK) was held in Cologne, Germany. This conference aimed to solve practical and controversial issues surrounding the implementation of the European Guidelines in Germany. To this end, a number of working groups was initiated, one of which was specifically dedicated to general and supportive therapy of PAH. This article summarizes the results and recommendations of this working group.

Abstract

The 2015 European Guidelines on Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension are also valid for Germany. The guidelines contain detailed recommendations for the targeted and supportive treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). However, the practical implementation of the European Guidelines in Germany requires the consideration of several country-specific issues and already existing novel data. This requires a detailed commentary to the guidelines, and in some aspects an update already appears necessary. In June 2016, a Consensus Conference organized by the PH working groups of the German Society of Cardiology (DGK), the German Society of Respiratory Medicine (DGP) and the German Society of Pediatric Cardiology (DGPK) was held in Cologne, Germany. This conference aimed to solve practical and controversial issues surrounding the implementation of the European Guidelines in Germany. To this end, a number of working groups was initiated, one of which was specifically dedicated to general and supportive therapy of PAH. This article summarizes the results and recommendations of this working group.

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Other titles:General and supportive therapy of pulmonary arterial hypertension
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, further contribution
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Pneumology
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:German
Date:October 2016
Deposited On:19 Jan 2017 08:45
Last Modified:29 Jan 2017 06:40
Publisher:Georg Thieme Verlag
ISSN:0012-0472
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0042-114525
PubMed ID:27760447

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