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National Pulmonary Hypertension Unit Database


Centre for Lung Health

Subject Keywords: Pulmonary arterial hypertension register
Topic: Chronic Conditions
Rare Disease
Rare Diseases
Chronic Conditions
Catalogue: Data
Primary Data Sources
Type: Database
Region: Republic of Ireland

Pulmonary arterial hypertension includes a group of diseases incorporating Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (IPAH) and PAH related to various underlying medical conditions. 

With the support of the Mater Misericordiae Hospital and the former ERHA, a specialised centre for pulmonary hypertension was established at the Mater Hospital in 2003. The PAH unit is the national referral and treatment centre for those diagnosed with PAH in Ireland.

Patient data collected includes clinical history, results of any completed investigations which may include (Chest radiography, CT or thorax, ECG, blood testing, walk or shuttle test, pulmonary fiunciton testing, Echocardiogram, Ventilation - Perfusion lung Scan, angiogram, right heart catherisation, Acute vasoreactivity study.



Rights: © Centre for Lung Health
Suggested citation:

Centre for Lung Health. (2012) National Pulmonary Hypertension Unit Database [Online]. Available from: [Accessed: 21st September 2019].


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