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Sandeep Sahay, ATS 2019 – New World Symposium Proceedings on Pulmonary Hypertension

Published Online: May 29th 2019

Sandeep Sahay (Houston Methodist Lung Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA) speaks from the 2019 ATS conference in Dallas, TX, USA about portopulmonary hypertension, how it differs from other types of hypertension and changes to the diagnostic criteria. He also addresses the changes this will have on patients and addressing unmet needs in hypertension.

Questions
1. Please briefly outline how portopulmonary hypertension (PoPH) differs from other types of hypertension. (0:04)
2. Until the World Symposium on Pulmonary Hypertension (WSPH) meeting last year, what diagnostic criteria did patients previously require for PoPH? (0:38)
3. Have there been any changes to PoPH diagnostic criteria following discussions at the WSPH 2018 meeting? (1:58)
4. What new evidence has driven these changes in diagnostic criteria for PoPH? (2:31)
5. What impact will these changes have on patients and addressing unmet needs in hypertension? (3:20)

Speaker disclosure: Sandeep Sahay has nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview.

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Filmed at ATS 2019, Dallas, TX, USA, May 2019.

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