Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension

Publication Date: November 3, 2015
Last Updated: March 14, 2022


Diagnostics, Assessments, and Monitoring

At the time of initial PH diagnosis, a comprehensive history and physical examination, combined with diagnostic testing for assessment of PH pathogenesis/classification and formal assessment of cardiac function, should be performed before the initiation of therapy at an experienced center. ( B , I )

The recommendations for a sleep study are the following:

a. A sleep study should be part of the diagnostic evaluation of patients with PH at risk for sleep-disordered breathing. ( B , I )



Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension

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