Pulmonary Hypertension

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Pulmonary Hypertension

Our mission is to find ways to prevent and cure pulmonary hypertension, and to provide hope for the pulmonary hypertension community through support, education, advocacy and awareness.

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Pulmonary Hypertension" for support, advocacy or research.

Caring Voice Coalition,Inc,

Caring Voice Coalition empowers patients who live with a life threatening chronic disease through comprehensive outreach programs and services aimed at financial, emotional and educational support. With a steadfast dedication to the organization’s set of core values, our knowledgeable, caring staff maintains our solid reputation as a dependable, responsive organization with a unique, holistic approach to improving the lives of our patients.

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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International Scleroderma Network

Our mission is to provide stellar worldwide research, support, education and awareness for scleroderma and related illnesses.

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2010

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Kids with Heart National Association for Children's Heart Disorders

Our organization was formed in 1985 with the main mission of providing support, information, resources, and education for the families of the children living with congenital heart defects and to promote public awareness of the issues that these families live with on a day to day basis.

Last Updated: 4 May 2015

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PHCentral

Pulmonary Hypertension Information, Support and Advocacy Since 1999

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2012

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Pulmonary Hypertension Association

The mission of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is to find ways to prevent and cure pulmonary hypertension, and to provide hope for the pulmonary hypertension community through support, education, advocacy and awareness.

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2012

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Pulmonary Hypertension" for support, advocacy or research.

Caring Voice Coalition,Inc,

Caring Voice Coalition empowers patients who live with a life threatening chronic disease through comprehensive outreach programs and services aimed at financial, emotional and educational support. With a steadfast dedication to the organization’s set of core values, our knowledgeable, caring staff maintains our solid reputation as a dependable, responsive organization with a unique, holistic approach to improving the lives of our patients.

http://www.caringvoice.org

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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International Scleroderma Network

Our mission is to provide stellar worldwide research, support, education and awareness for scleroderma and related illnesses.

http://www.sclero.org/

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2010

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Kids with Heart National Association for Children's Heart Disorders

Our organization was formed in 1985 with the main mission of providing support, information, resources, and education for the families of the children living with congenital heart defects and to promote public awareness of the issues that these families live with on a day to day basis.

http://www.kidswithheart.org

Last Updated: 4 May 2015

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PHCentral

Pulmonary Hypertension Information, Support and Advocacy Since 1999

http://www.phcentral.org

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2012

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Pulmonary Hypertension Association

The mission of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is to find ways to prevent and cure pulmonary hypertension, and to provide hope for the pulmonary hypertension community through support, education, advocacy and awareness.

http://www.PHAssociation.org

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2012

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Pulmonary Hypertension" returned 2604 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ankylosing spondylitis associated with pulmonary arterial hypertension.
 

Author(s): Yao-Min Hung, Chin-Chang Cheng, Shue-Ren Wann, Shoa-Lin Lin

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2015 ;54(4):431-4.

 

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a frequent complication of connective tissue diseases, such as systemic sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. However, the occurrence of PAH in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) has not been previously reported ...

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2015

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Rescue balloon pulmonary angioplasty under veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in a patient with acute exacerbation of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
 

Author(s): Makiko Nakamura, Osahiko Sunagawa, Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, Takafumi Miyara, Yoji Taba, Takashi Touma, Hiroshi Munakata, Tadao Kugai, Yutaka Okita

Journal: Int Heart J. 2015 ;56(1):116-20.

 

We describe a case of a 41-year-old woman with acute exacerbation of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) complicated by rapidly progressive respiratory failure and right heart failure with cardiogenic shock. A computed tomography (CT) showed thrombi in the right ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2015

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Usefulness of right ventricular basal free wall strain by two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
 

Author(s): Kenji Shiino, Kunihiko Sugimoto, Akira Yamada, Kayoko Takada, Hideki Kawai, Keiko Sugimoto, Hiroshi Takahashi, Yasushi Takagi, Masatsugu Iwase, Yukio Ozaki

Journal: Int Heart J. 2015 ;56(1):100-4.

 

Recently two-dimensional (2D) speckle tracking echocardiography (STE) derived from right ventricular (RV) free wall has been shown to be a very useful tool for the estimation of RV performance. The purpose of this study was to examine whether RV basal free wall strain can detect increased ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2015

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Pulmonary Hypertension" returned 522 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Macitentan for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension.
 

Author(s): Cyrus A Kholdani, Wassim H Fares, Terence K Trow

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Macitentan is the most recently approved dual endothelin-receptor antagonist (ERA) for the treatment of symptomatic pulmonary arterial hypertension. Compared to other available ERAs, it demonstrates superior receptor-binding properties, with consequently improved tissue penetration, ...

Last Updated: 4 Dec 2014

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The vascular bed in COPD: pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary vascular alterations.
 

Author(s): Seiichiro Sakao, Norbert F Voelkel, Koichiro Tatsumi

Journal: Eur Respir Rev. 2014 Sep;23(133):350-5.

 

The loss of pulmonary vessels has been shown to be related to the severity of pulmonary hypertension in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The severity of hypoxaemia is also related to pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary vascular resistance in these patients, ...

Last Updated: 1 Sep 2014

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Pulmonary hypertension and right heart dysfunction in chronic lung disease.
 

Author(s): Amirmasoud Zangiabadi, Carmine G De Pasquale, Dimitar Sajkov

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2014 ;2014():739674.

 

Group 3 pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a common complication of chronic lung disease (CLD), including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), interstitial lung disease, and sleep-disordered breathing. Development of PH is associated with poor prognosis and may progress to right ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2014

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Safety and Tolerability of Macitentan in Subjects With Combined Pre- and Post-capillary Pulmonary Hypertension Due to Left Ventricular Dysfunction
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pre-capillary Pulmonary Hypertension; Post-capillary Pulmonary Hypertension; Left Ventricular Dysfunction

 

Last Updated: 15 May 2015

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Latent Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) in Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH )After Endarterectomy and Influence of Exercise and Respiratory Therapy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Hypertension; Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

 

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2014

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Zürich Pulmonary Hypertension Outcome Assessment Cohort
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Hypertension Outcome Assessment

 

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2014

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