Your browser does not support javascript:   Search for gard hereSearch for news-and-events here.


Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Print friendly version

Eisenmenger syndrome

See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.


Newline Maker

How might Eisenmenger syndrome be treated?

Older children with symptoms of Eisenmenger syndrome may have blood removed from the body (phlebotomy) to reduce the number of red blood cells, and then receive fluids to replace the lost blood (volume replacement).

Children may receive oxygen, although it is unclear whether it helps to prevent the disease from getting worse. Children with very severe symptoms may need a heart-lung transplant. [1]

Adult patients with Eisenmenger syndrome should be seen by a cardiologist specializing in the care of adults with congenital heart disease.
Last updated: 10/21/2010

  1. Kurt R. Schumacher. Eisenmenger syndrome. MD Consult. February, 2010; Accessed 10/19/2010.

Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • lists trials that are studying or have studied Eisenmenger syndrome. Click on the link to go to to read descriptions of these studies.