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 2672 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with tetralogy of Fallot.
 

Author(s): Jun Yasuhara, Hiroyuki Yamagishi

Journal: Int Heart J. 2015 ;56 Suppl():S17-21.

 

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a common postoperative complication in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD). Although the recent clinical classification of pulmonary hypertension divided PAH associated with CHD (PAH-CHD) into several subclasses, the anatomical and ...

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2015

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Incidence of spontaneous subdural hematoma in incident cases of pulmonary arterial hypertension: a registry of cases occurring over a five-year period.
 

Author(s): Luis Felipe Lopes Prada, Francisca Gavilanes, Rogério Souza

Journal: J Bras Pneumol. ;41(1):101-2.

 

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2015

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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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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 559 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

When to offer genetic testing for pulmonary arterial hypertension.
 

Author(s): Wendy K Chung, Eric D Austin, D Hunter Best, Lynette M Brown, C Gregory Elliott

Journal: Can J Cardiol. 2015 Apr;31(4):544-7.

 

Genetic testing is poised to play a greater role in the diagnosis and management of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Physicians who manage PAH should know the heritable PAH phenotypes, inheritance patterns, and responsible genes. They also should know indications, potential ...

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2015

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Advanced imaging tools rather than hemodynamics should be the primary approach for diagnosing, following, and managing pulmonary arterial hypertension.
 

Author(s): Mario Gerges, Christian Gerges, Irene M Lang

Journal: Can J Cardiol. 2015 Apr;31(4):521-8.

 

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is currently defined based on invasive measurements: a resting pulmonary artery pressure ≥ 25 mm Hg. For pulmonary arterial hypertension, a pulmonary arterial wedge pressure ≤ 15 mm Hg and pulmonary vascular resistance > 3 Wood units are also required. ...

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2015

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Pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia and congenital heart disease in preterm infants. A case report of a preterm infant with recurrent pulmonary hypertension after corrective cardiac surgery and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Jun Muneuchi, Ayako Kuraoka, Mamie Watanabe, Yoshie Ochiai, Kunitaka Joo

Journal: Int Heart J. 2015 ;56 Suppl():S22-5.

 

In preterm infants with congenital heart disease, concomitant bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is associated with relatively poor clinical outcomes because of the increased pulmonary vascular resistance and adverse effects of inflammation on the damaged lungs, even after surgery. ...

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2015

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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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