Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction can be complicated by pulmonary hypertension. We designed a retrospective study to provide supporting evidence for referral to specialty care centers. Specialty care centers improved hospitalizations but not mortality-in part due to more aggressive medication management and guideline-directed monitoring.
Keywords: combined post‐ and precapillary PH; heart failure with preserved ejection fraction; pulmonary hypertension; specialty care center.
© 2021 The Authors. Pulmonary Circulation published by Wiley Periodicals LLC on behalf of the Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute.