14.09.2013 von lbilvr

Pulmonary Hypertension – Patient Meeting: Sept 14th, 2013 | Ludwig Boltzmann Institute Lung Vascular Research


Sat, 14/09/2013 – 09:50



On September 14th, 2013 our colleague Dr. Gabor KOVACS organized with the intensive help of our colleague Dr. Daniela KLEINSCHEK a meeting for patients with pulmonary hypertension. More than hundred patients who are usually treated in the Out-Patient Facility of the Division of Pulmonology, Dept. Internal Medicine at the Medical University Graz joined the meeting.

The participants showed much interest in the lectures of Univ. Prof. Dr. Horst OLSCHEWSKI, Head of the Division of Pulmonology of the LKH Graz, about “New drugs for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension” and Dr. Gabor KOVACS, Project Leader in the LBI-IVR, and his contribution about “Non-invasive investigation – can we avoid the right-heart catheter?” as well as Univ. Prof. Dr. Andrea OLSCHEWSKI, Director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Lung Vascular Research, and her talk about our institute.

The meeting participants were invited to a guided tour through the laboratory of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Lung Vascular Research and offered a sumptuous buffet for further discussions.