Current therapy and outcome of Eisenmenger syndrome: data of the German National Register for congenital heart defects.

@article{Diller2016CurrentTA,
  title={Current therapy and outcome of Eisenmenger syndrome: data of the German National Register for congenital heart defects.},
  author={Gerhard Paul Diller and Marc-Andr{\'e} Koerten and Ulrike M. M. Bauer and Oliver Miera and Oktay Tutarel and Henning Kaemmerer and F Zolt{\'a}n Berger and Hansj{\"o}rg Baumgartner},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={37 18},
  pages={
          1449-55
        }
}
AIMS We aimed to assess the contemporary outcome of Eisenmenger syndrome (ES), delineate the use of disease targeting therapies (DTT) in these patients and to investigate the effect of treatment on outcome in the community. METHODS AND RESULTS Patients with ES were systematically identified from the German National Register for Congenital Heart Defects. Data on underlying diagnosis, medical therapy, and survival were collected. The impact of DTT on survival was assessed using time-dependant… CONTINUE READING

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