Friday March 17th 2023: 

8.30 Registration 

Clinical track


Chairs: O. Sitbon, H.J. Bogaard  
Chronic ThromboEmbolic Pulmonary Hypertension.   
9.00-9.30 Update on the diagnosis and treatment of CTEPH. M. Delcroix
9.30-9.50 Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary disease. F.A. Klok 
9.50-10.00 The Balloon trial. J. van Es 
10.00-10:30 Challenging cases; panel discussion.  
Panel: A. Vonk Noordegraaf, M. Delcroix, T. Winkelman, R. Lely  
10:30-11:00 Break 
Parallel Workshops 
Workshop 1: How to perform a right heart catheterization.
L. Handoko &  F. Oosterveer 
Workshop 2 : Radiological imaging of pulmonary vascular disease. 
L. Meijboom & R. Sprengers 
11.30 – 12.00 
Workshop 3: Echocardiography of pulmonary hypertension.   
M. van de Veerdonk & A. Van Dijk 
Workshop 4: How to interpret exercise testing in pulmonary vascular disease.  
J. v.d Aardweg & P. Trip 

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch 

Chairs: A. Vonk Noordegraaf, M. Overbeek  
Parallel session 1: Pulmonary hypertension in Lung Disease (OPTIEK).  
13:00-13:30 The vascular origin of lung disease. N. Voelkel              
13:30-14:00 Are we ready for treatment for PH in lung diseases. D. Montani 
14:00-14:30 Challenging cases OPTIEK members 
Parallel session 2: HFpEF related pulmonary hypertension (OPTIEK).  
Chairs: M. Post, P.H. Tolen         
13:00-13:30 Are we ready for treatment for failure of heart
J.L. Vachiéry

13:30-14:00 Physiology of HFpEF: why classic heart failure
                   treatments do not work in HFpEF

M.L. Handoko

14:00-14:30 Challenging cases. OPTIEK members
14:30-15:00 Break
15.00 Clinicopathological conference on pulmonary vascular disease. 
E.J. Nossent,  P. Dorfmüller, L. Meijboom
17.00 Closing remarks and drinks