Suspected pulmonary embolism safely ruled out in some pregnant women with diagnostic algorithm.
A clinician shares his experience with palliative care in cardiology and makes the case for offering palliative care services earlier in pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Balloon pulmonary angioplasty was considered safe and effective even in patients considered “oldest-old” with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
Sleep apnea severity was associated with elevated pulmonary capillary wedge pressure in adults.
Macitentan improved right ventricular function in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.
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.