Latin American Paediatric and Adult Pulmonary Hypertension Symposia

21 October - 22 October 2022

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About the symposia

We are delighted to invite our community members to the 4th Latin American Symposium on Pulmonary Hypertension in Children and Adolescents and the 1st Latin American Symposium on Hypertension in Adults. The event is being organised by the leaders of the South American Task Force, Drs Gabriel Díaz, Vinicio de Jesus Perez and Gustavo Heresi, under the scientific leadership of Dr Isanet Barrantes, who is a senior paediatric consultant in Panama. It will take place from October 21-22, at Hotel Sortis, Panama.

Topics

4th Latin American Symposium on Pulmonary Hypertension in Children and Adolescents

  • Diagnosis and treatment of neonatal and paediatric hypertension
  • PH in congenital heart disease 
  • Discussion of Functional classification of pulmonary hypertension in children: Panama
  • Transition from paediatrics to adult 

 

1st Latin American Symposium on Hypertension in Adults

  • PH diagnosis and treatment in Latin America 
  • Challenges to caring for PH patients in Latin America such as access to medications, pulmonary rehabilitation, and transplant.  

Speakers will include PH experts from Latin America and the US who are active members of the PVRI. We will also have patient-oriented sessions led by Migdalia Denis and members of Latin American PH associations that will be of great interest to PH patients, their families, and caregivers.   

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