Age, gender, and etiology significantly influence prognosis together with the recently validated simplified PAH risk table but don’t significantly influence the response to PAH-specific treatment.
Current guidelines to diagnosis pulmonary embolism in pregnant patients offer conflicting recommendations.
A 63-year-old man with hypertension and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation presents with several months of worsening shortness of breath. He states that any physical activity makes him short of breath, including walking from his bed to a chair a few feet away. On physical exam, his heart rate is 65 beats per minute, blood pressure is…
Individuals with pulmonary hypertension experienced lower primary graft dysfunction following heart-lung transplantation compared with double-lung transplantation.
The REVEAL 2.0 three category score was better at discriminating risks in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension than similar tools such as COMPERA and FPHR.
Researchers examined a safe and effective emerging therapy to treat patients with submassive pulmonary embolism.
Investigators sought to differentiate cardiac exercise responses in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension stratified according to established measurements of disease severity.
Investigators assessed the prevalence of perioperative adverse cardiovascular events after noncardiac surgery in patients with and without pulmonary hypertension.
Lesion morphology was the sole predictor of balloon pulmonary angioplasty-related complications, whereas hemodynamic parameters were not associated with the frequency of complications.
There may be an additive benefit to adding neprilysin inhibitors to PDE5 therapy in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.