Table 17—

Recommendations for evaluation of severity and follow-up

It is recommended to evaluate the severity of PAH patients with a panel of data derived from clinical evaluation, exercise tests, biochemical markers, and echocardiographic and haemodynamic assessments (table 15)IC
It is recommended to perform regular follow-up every 3–6 months (table 16) also in stable patients with PAHIC
A goal-oriented treatment strategy is recommended in patients with PAHIC
  • PAH: pulmonary arterial hypertension. #: class of recommendation; : level of evidence.