ESC/ERS Guidelines

Medical practice guidelines are peer reviewed recommendations developed by task forces nominated by Scientific Societies and based on available evidence and expert opinion. An evaluation study revealed that “the acknowledgement of the value of the PH guidelines is uniformly high”.1

The European Society of Cardiology and the European Respiratory Society issued their common guidelines in 2022:

ESC ERS clinical guidelines 2022

The European Lung Foundation (ELF) has prepared a lay summary of the guidelines, tailored for individuals with limited medical background. This summary offers an easily understandable overview of the guidelines. You can access the lay summary here:

Diagnosing and treating PH - Understanding the professional guidelines (EN)

This lay summary is also available in several other languages (11 at the moment). Please find these versions on ELF’s webpage here.

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