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Patient meeting on September 7th, 2017

In September 2017 this year's PH patient meeting took place with 50 participants in the Austria Trend Hotel Graz.

Eva Otter from PH Austria Initiative Lungenhochdruck welcomed the participants and gave an overview of the extremely widespread activity of their Initiative.

Afterwards Professor Horst Olschewski, Dr. Gabor Kovacs and Dr. Grazyna Kwapiszewska presented overviews about the supportive therapies of pulmonary hypertension, the various drugs that have been available for pulmonary hypertension since the mid-1990s and the major mechanisms of lung vascular remodeling which is dependent on the form of pulmonary hypertension.

After the official part, the patient's meeting ended with a get-together, where everybody had the possibility to exchange experiences. 

Horst Olscheski Gabor Kovacs  
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