Jean Luc Vachiery

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint How to detect disease progression in pulmonary arterial hypertension
    J L Vachiery
    Dept of Cardiology, CUB Hopital Erasme, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur Respir Rev 21:40-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Pulmonary hypertension due to left heart diseases
    Jean Luc Vachiery
    Department of Cardiology, Hopital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:D100-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Jean Luc Vachiery
    Pulmonary Vascular Diseases and Heart Failure Clinic, Cliniques Universitaires de Bruxelles, Hopital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur Respir Rev 21:313-20. 2012
  4. pmc Improvement in right ventricular function during reversibility testing in pulmonary arterial hypertension: a case report
    Sandrine Huez
    Department of Pathophysiology, Erasmus Campus, CP 604, Route de Lennik 808, B 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 7:9. 2009
  5. pmc Safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of an intravenous bolus of sildenafil in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Jean Luc Vachiery
    Pulmonary Hypertension and Heart Failure Clinic, Hopital Erasme, Brussels, Belgium
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 71:289-92. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Screening for pulmonary arterial hypertension in systemic sclerosis
    J L Vachiery
    Pulmonary Hypertension and Heart Failure Clinic, Hopital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur Respir Rev 18:162-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased sympathetic nerve activity in pulmonary artery hypertension
    Sonia Velez-Roa
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Circulation 110:1308-12. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of routine pulmonary arterial impedance measurements in pulmonary hypertension
    Sandrine Huez
    Department of Cardiology, the Erasme Hospital and the Faculty of Medicine of the Free University of Brussels, Belgium
    Chest 125:2121-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. High-altitude-induced right-heart failure
    Sandrine Huez
    Department of Pathophysiology and Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine of the Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Circulation 115:e308-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Transitioning from i.v. epoprostenol to subcutaneous treprostinil in pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Jean Luc Vachiery
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Chest 121:1561-5. 2002

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint How to detect disease progression in pulmonary arterial hypertension
    J L Vachiery
    Dept of Cardiology, CUB Hopital Erasme, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur Respir Rev 21:40-7. 2012
    ..There is still an urgent need for prospective collaborative initiatives to assess novel goals and improve treatment strategies that would allow physicians to personalise and optimise clinical management for their patients with PAH...
  2. doi request reprint Pulmonary hypertension due to left heart diseases
    Jean Luc Vachiery
    Department of Cardiology, Hopital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:D100-8. 2013
    ..Finally, we provide recommendations for future clinical trials to establish safety and efficacy of novel compounds to target this area of unmet medical need. ..
  3. doi request reprint Challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Jean Luc Vachiery
    Pulmonary Vascular Diseases and Heart Failure Clinic, Cliniques Universitaires de Bruxelles, Hopital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur Respir Rev 21:313-20. 2012
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  4. pmc Improvement in right ventricular function during reversibility testing in pulmonary arterial hypertension: a case report
    Sandrine Huez
    Department of Pathophysiology, Erasmus Campus, CP 604, Route de Lennik 808, B 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 7:9. 2009
    ..A positive response to reversibility testing of pulmonary arterial hypertension may be associated with quasi normalization of right ventricular function, in spite of still elevated pulmonary artery pressure...
  5. pmc Safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of an intravenous bolus of sildenafil in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Jean Luc Vachiery
    Pulmonary Hypertension and Heart Failure Clinic, Hopital Erasme, Brussels, Belgium
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 71:289-92. 2011
    ..To assess pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of a 10 mg intravenous sildenafil bolus in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients stabilized on 20 mg sildenafil orally three times daily...
  6. doi request reprint Screening for pulmonary arterial hypertension in systemic sclerosis
    J L Vachiery
    Pulmonary Hypertension and Heart Failure Clinic, Hopital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur Respir Rev 18:162-9. 2009
    ..Confirmatory right heart catheterisation remains necessary in all suspected cases. Further research is needed to identify the optimal tools and the screening approach with greatest specificity and selectivity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased sympathetic nerve activity in pulmonary artery hypertension
    Sonia Velez-Roa
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Circulation 110:1308-12. 2004
    ..We subsequently explored whether chemoreflex activation contributes to sympathoexcitation in PAH...
  8. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of routine pulmonary arterial impedance measurements in pulmonary hypertension
    Sandrine Huez
    Department of Cardiology, the Erasme Hospital and the Faculty of Medicine of the Free University of Brussels, Belgium
    Chest 125:2121-8. 2004
    ..We evaluated the feasibility of PVZ determinations in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) during routine right heart catheterization and Doppler echocardiography...
  9. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. High-altitude-induced right-heart failure
    Sandrine Huez
    Department of Pathophysiology and Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine of the Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Circulation 115:e308-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Transitioning from i.v. epoprostenol to subcutaneous treprostinil in pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Jean Luc Vachiery
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Chest 121:1561-5. 2002
    ..We report successful transitioning to subcutaneous treprostinil of patients who presented with life-threatening complications of i.v. epoprostenol delivery...
  11. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of long-term subcutaneous treprostinil sodium therapy in pulmonary hypertension
    Irene Lang
    Department of Cardiology, Hopital Erasme, Route de Lennik 808, B 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Chest 129:1636-43. 2006
    ..Subcutaneous administration of the prostacyclin analog treprostinil is an effective treatment for PAH that, unlike epoprostenol, does not require the insertion of a permanent central venous catheter...
  12. pmc Exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension: physiological basis and methodological concerns
    Robert Naeije
    Department of Pathophysiology, Erasme Campus of the Univerrsité Libre de Bruxelles, 808 Lennik Road, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:576-83. 2013
    ..Recent studies suggest that exercise-induced increase in PAP to a mean higher than 30 mm Hg may be associated with dyspnea-fatigue symptomatology...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increased peripheral chemoreceptors sensitivity and exercise ventilation in heart transplant recipients
    Agnieszka Ciarka
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Circulation 113:252-7. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that chemoreceptor sensitivity is increased in heart transplant recipients (HTRs) and linked to exercise hyperpnea...
  14. doi request reprint Exercise testing to predict outcome in idiopathic versus associated pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Gael Deboeck
    CUB Erasmus University Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur Respir J 40:1410-9. 2012
    ..We conclude that several exercise variables predict survival and clinical stability in idiopathic PAH. Exercise variables are less accurate predictors of outcome in associated PAH...
  15. doi request reprint Prostacyclins in pulmonary arterial hypertension: the need for earlier therapy
    Jean Luc Vachiery
    Pulmonary Vascular Diseases and Heart Failure Clinic, Department of Cardiology, CUB Hopital Erasme, Brussels, Belgium
    Adv Ther 28:251-69. 2011
    ..The latter appears to offer the potential for pulmonary vasculature remodeling and could be regarded as an emerging paradigm to treat and prevent the progression of PAH...
  16. ncbi request reprint Atrial septostomy decreases sympathetic overactivity in pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Agnieszka Ciarka
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Univerisy Hospital, 808, Lennik Rd, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Chest 131:1831-7. 2007
    ..Both may be improved by atrial septostomy, but this intervention also further decreases arterial oxygenation. In the present study, we wanted to investigate the effect of atrial septostomy on MSNA in patients with PAH...
  17. ncbi request reprint Relation of coronary hypersensitivity to serotonin in cardiac transplant recipients to vessel wall morphology and effect of vitamin C
    Guy Berkenboom
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Cardiol 97:561-6. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Treprostinil for pulmonary hypertension
    Jean Luc Vachiery
    Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2:183-91. 2004
    ..Treprostinil has a place in currently proposed treatment algorithms of pulmonary arterial hypertension...
  19. doi request reprint The transpulmonary pressure gradient for the diagnosis of pulmonary vascular disease
    Robert Naeije
    Dept of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Free University Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur Respir J 41:217-23. 2013
    ..The DPG is superior to the TPG for the diagnosis of "out of proportion" pulmonary hypertension...
  20. ncbi request reprint Tissue Doppler imaging evaluation of cardiac adaptation to severe pulmonary hypertension
    Sandrine Huez
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Cardiol 100:1473-8. 2007
    ..Only right ventricular dysfunction correlated with pulmonary artery pressures...
  21. ncbi request reprint Practical recommendations on the use of echocardiography to assess pulmonary arterial hypertension--a Belgian expert consensus endorsed by the Working Group on Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging
    Patrizio Lancellotti
    University of Liege Hospital, GIGA Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Valve Clinic, Dept of Cardiology, CHU Sart Tilman, Liege, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 68:59-69. 2013
    ..The present document, based on a consensus of experts, provides practical recommendations for the use of ECHO in the evaluation of PH and of its consequences on the right ventricle...