Approach to a patient with pulmonary hypertension

J Geriatr Cardiol. 2019 Jun;16(6):478-481. doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2019.06.007.

Abstract

Pulmonary hypertension is a common clinical condition that can complicate various cardiac and respiratory abnormalities. Interest in pulmonary hypertension has grown remarkably among the scientific community in the last decade. It is now clear based on the scientific advances have paved the way in understanding the effects of abnormal pulmonary hemodynamics development and its antecedent consequences on the right heart in reducing the quality of life and survival of the patient.

Keywords: Pulmonary arterial hypertension.

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  • Review