PHA Classroom

Newly Diagnosed: Tests, Tests, and More Tests: What Is PH Diagnostic Testing Telling My Doctors?

July 31, 2017

All the testing that goes into a correct PH diagnosis can be overwhelming! This webinar reviewed and dissected many of the clinical tests that are used in the diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, including: echocardiogram, right heart cardiac catheterization, pulmonary function testing, sleep studies, and other laboratory tests. The session also discussed the risks and benefits of the testing, as well as how all the information is used to unravel different diagnoses of pulmonary hypertension.

Deedre’ Boekweg, RN, MSN, CCRP, Intermountain Healthcare