Diseases of Pulmonary Vasculature
Exercise intolerance is a hallmark symptom of pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension may have an impaired cerebral pressure-flow relationship.
Switching from a phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor to riociguat significantly improves pulmonary arterial compliance in patients with PAH.
Pulmonary artery compliance may be an independent predictor of survival and prognosis in patients with pulmonary artery hypertension associated with congenital heart disease.
Nebulized glycopyrrolate improves lung function and patient-reported outcomes in patients with moderate to very severe COPD.
Pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with the use of methamphetamine is a severe, progressive form of the disease.
Patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia may develop pulmonary hypertension.
Patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension may have higher rates of depression compared to patients with PAH.
Having at least 2 features of pulmonary veno-occlusive disease is linked to reduced survival rate in patients with SSc and PAH.
Borderline pulmonary hypertension is associated with increased risk of mortality in patients undergoing right heart catheterization.
Development of CTEPH is associated with traditional thrombotic risk factors, including thrombophilias and inflammatory processes.
Future clinical trials on pulmonary arterial hypertension should include patients from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Guidelines are needed for use of the six-minute walk test in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
The most common chronic respiratory morbidity affecting preterm neonates is bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
Right ventricular base/apex ratio during systole can discriminate between types of pulmonary hypertension.
Quality of life in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis can be significantly affected by depression and anxiety.
Patients with saddle and nonsaddle pulmonary embolism have similar short-term outcomes, despite more serious symptoms being present in saddle pulmonary embolism.
The European Society of Cardiology and the European Society for Vascular Surgery have developed new guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral arterial disease.
Patients with high-risk obstructive sleep apnea are almost 4 times more likely to have postoperative complications vs patients with low-risk obstructive sleep apnea.
Pulmonary endarterectomy is an effective treatment for patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
People with obstructive sleep apnea could have a higher risk for hypercoagulability.
Bosentan has been approved for use in pediatric pulmonary arterial hypertension in children aged 3 years or older.
Selexipag Associated With Reduced Morbidity, Mortality Risk in Connective Tissue Disease-Associated PAHSeptember 07, 2017
In patients with connective tissue disease-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension, selexipag may reduce risk for morbidity and mortality.
Anti-U1 ribonucleoprotein antibodies may increase chances of survival in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension as a complication of systemic lupus erythematosus.
A middle-aged woman recently diagnosed with diastolic left heart failure now has increasing fatigue and worsening lower extremity edema.
The risk of perioperative complications is increased by many factors in patients undergoing thoracic surgery.
Opioid use increases cardiac event risk in older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Pulmonary artery to aorta ratio measurement can effectively predict survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Multiple factors have influenced a 6-minute reduction in sarcoidosis-associated pulmonary hypertension.
Mean arterial pressure in patients with peripheral artery disease decreased as a result of antihypertensive medication.
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