• Datum: 12 december 2018 16:55 - 20:35
  • Locatie: Faculty Club Leuven, Room Lemaire and Infirmerie
  • Organisator: University Hospitals Leuven

The journey of the Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension patient

Wednesday Dec 12th, 2018
Faculty Club Leuven, Room Lemaire and Infirmerie


- Participation is free. Accreditation has been requested.

- Please register by clicking on this link.


More information:

Centre for pulmonary vascular disease, University Hospitals Leuven

tel. +32 (0) 16 34 68 02

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4:55 - 5:00 pm




Prof. Geert Verleden

(Head of Respiratory Diseases, University Hospitals Leuven, BE)

5:00 - 5:30 pm



Early diagnosis of CTEPH: follow up of acute PE?

Dr. Erik Klok

(Leiden University Medical Center, NL)

5:30 - 6:00 pm



Surgical treatment for CTEPH: results from 200 pulmonary endarterectomies (PEA) in the University Hospitals Leuven

Dr. Tom Verbelen and Prof. Bart Meyns

(University Hospitals Leuven, BE)

6:00 - 6:30 pm



Balloon pulmonary angioplasty (BPA), the procedure: technique, indications and complications

Dr. Philippe Brénot

(Hôpital Marine Lannelongue, PH French National Center, FR)

6:30 - 7:30 pm



Walking dinner



7:30 - 8:00 pm



BPA results in the University Hospitals Leuven

Dr. Laurent Godinas and Prof. Geert Maleux

(University Hospitals Leuven, BE)

8:00 - 8:20 pm



Multimodality approach for CTEPH

Prof. Marion Delcroix and Prof. Catharina Belge

(University Hospitals Leuven, BE)

8:20 - 8:30 pm



Patient testimony



8.30 - 8:35 pm



Conclusion by Prof. Bart Meyns

(Head of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, BE)


8:35 pm