Royal Brompton Hospital / GSTT Hospital Pulmonary Hypertension Preceptorship

Day 1: 14th November 2021

Overview session

PAH: Overview – Dr S John Wort

Right Heart Catheterisation – Dr Andrew Constantine, Dr Aleks Kempny


Echo assessment of PH – Professor Wei Li

Role of Imaging in PH – Dr Tom Semple

Pathophysiology of dyspnoea in PH, role for exercise assessment – Dr Colm McCabe


Group 3 PH, COVID and PVOD – Dr Laura Price

CTEPH – Dr Bhashkar Mukherjee

Congenital Heart Disease and PAH – Professor Kostas Dimopoulos

PE Session

Hot topics in PE – Dr Chinthaka Samaranayake

Management of COVID-PE and VITT – Dr Karen Breen

PE intervention – Dr Narayan Karunanithy


Day 2: 15th November 2021 

PAH topics

Professor Sabine Ernst – Arrhythmias in PAH

Pregnancy and PAH – Dr Hannah Douglas

Connective Tissue Disease associated PAH – Dr Henry Penn

Acute Care in PAH

Transplant and PH – Dr Katrijn Jansen, Newcastle

ICU Management of PAH – Dr B Garfield

Perioperative risk and management – Dr Aimee Brame

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Chair: Mr Carl Harries

Mr Stuart Craig & Miss Joy Pinguel (recording not provided)



For further information, please contact:

Dr Laura Price BSc MBChB, PhD, FRCP

Consultant PH/Respiratory Physician, National PH Service, RBH

Professor Konstantinos Dimopoulos, MD, MSc, PhD, FESC

Consultant Cardiologist, ACHD / National PH Service

Dr Aimee Brame, Consultant Intensivist and PH Physician

Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital

Email via: or

Mrs Selina Bird, Royal Brompton Hospital, Tel: 0207 352 8121, ext 8362

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