Understanding right heart catheterisation, the “gold standard” test to diagnose pulmonary hypertension: a new resource by the UK Pulmonary Hypertension Association, PHA UK

The PHA UK has added new information to their website area that’s dedicated to right heart catheterisation procedure, check it out at this link. Cardiac catheterisation is known as the ‘gold standard’ test to diagnose pulmonary hypertension. It is a procedure that is used to study the right side of the heart and it is also referred to as a right heart catheter, or RHC.

The page features general information and FAQ about right heart catheterisation as well as a video where Dr. Charlie Elliott, from the Sheffield Pulmonary Vascular Disease Unit, who has performed hundreds of these procedures, explains more about them.

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