(II-1A.1) Idiopathic pulmonary artery hypertension



EXPERT: Prof. Henryk Siniawski MD, PhD, cardiac surgeon
Affiliation: Deutsches Herzzentrum, Berlin, Germany
What was the initial function of the heart – in case of iPAH usually only lungs transplantation is performed, RV function often normalizes after lung-transplantation. Perhaps solitary lung transplantation would safe patient’s coronary arteries.

EXPERT: Prof. Egle Ereminiene MD, PhD
Affiliation: Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas
Poor RV function was the main reason of complex lungs and heart transplantation.


1) Transplantation of lungs and heart due to poor RV function should be considered

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