Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Therapeutic Interventions
Int J Angiol
© 2019 Thieme Medical Publishers Inc.. All rights reserved. Pulmonary hypertension is an uncommon disease that carries a significant morbidity and mortality. Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a subtype of pulmonary hypertension that describes a group of disease entities that lead to an elevation in precapillary pulmonary artery pressure. Despite advances in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, it remains a difficult disease to recognize and manage. In this review article, we will discuss the definition and diagnosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Additionally, we will discuss the ever-expanding management options, their mechanisms and strategies, including combination therapy and the most recent advances and future directions.
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Faculty; Northwell Resident
School of Medicine; Northwell Health
Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
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