Patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension had increased plasma concentrations of osteopontin, which may be involved in fibrotic remodeling.
Early prophylactic placement of a vena cava filter compared with no placement of a filter after major trauma does not result in a reduced incidence of symptomatic pulmonary embolism or death at 90 days.
Although cardiac index was similar, right ventricular stroke work index and right ventricular minute work index were significantly higher in patients with pulmonary hypertension because of left-sided heart disease.
Inhaled epoprostenol delivered via high-flow nasal cannula increased oxygenation among patients with severe hypoxemia with pulmonary hypertension or right heart dysfunction.
Patients with idiopathic pulmonary artery hypertension undergoing a lung transplant in which extracorporeal life support is needed experienced poorer outcomes compared with patients with other diagnoses.
A new meta-analysis evaluated and compared the efficacy and safety of balloon pulmonary angioplasty with that of riociguat therapy in patients with inoperable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation is associated with lower rates of cardiac complications than surgical aortic valve replacement in people with pulmonary hypertension.
The novel echocardiographic pulmonary to left atrial global strain ratio distinguishes pre-capillary from post-capillary pulmonary hypertension.
There is significant variation by race and ethnicity in the prevalence of childhood pulmonary hypertension subtypes and survival outcomes.
Patients with heart failure, severe pulmonary hypertension, and a preserved ejection fraction of ≥50% had a worse prognosis when compared with other patients with heart failure and severe pulmonary hypertension.