Pulmonary Hypertension

Common Name(s)

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: 30 Oct 2012

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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: 30 Oct 2012

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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 2531 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

RV-pulmonary arterial coupling predicts outcome in patients referred for pulmonary hypertension.
 

Author(s): Rebecca R Vanderpool, Michael R Pinsky, Robert Naeije, Christopher Deible, Vijaya Kosaraju, Cheryl Bunner, Michael A Mathier, Joan Lacomis, Hunter C Champion, Marc A Simon

Journal: Heart. 2015 Jan;101(1):37-43.

 

Prognosis in pulmonary hypertension (PH) is largely determined by RV function. However, uncertainty remains about what metrics of RV function might be most clinically relevant. The purpose of this study was to assess the clinical relevance of metrics of RV functional adaptation to ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2014

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[Efficacy and safety of sildenafil in the treatment of high altitude heart disease associated with severe pulmonary arterial hypertension in children: a preliminary evaluation].
 

Author(s): Yan-Liang Xia, Wei-Xiao Yan, Hong Chen

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2014 Jul;16(7):745-8.

 

To observe the clinical efficacy and safety of sildenafil in the treatment of high altitude heart disease associated with severe pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in children.

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2014

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Sustained improvement of clinical status and pulmonary hypertension in patients with severe heart failure treated with sildenafil.
 

Author(s): Tomasz Urbanowicz, Ewa Straburzyńska-Migaj, Izabela Katyńska, Aleksander Araszkiewicz, Zofia Oko-Sarnowska, Stefan Grajek, Marek Jemielity

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Sildenafil, a phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor, has been shown to decrease pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) in patients with heart failure. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effect of sildenafil on clinical status and pulmonary vascular reactivity in patients with congestive ...

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2014

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

[Reversible pulmonary arterial hypertension related to dasatinib in the treatment for chronic myelogenous leukemia: a case report and literature review].
 

Author(s): Bingcheng Liu, Ying Wang, Yingchang Mi, Jianxiang Wang

Journal: Zhonghua Xue Ye Xue Za Zhi. 2014 Jul;35(7):581-6.

 

To study the clinical features and prognosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with dasatinib.

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2014

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Pathological function of Ca2+-sensing receptor in pulmonary arterial hypertension.
 

Author(s): Aya Yamamura

Journal: J Smooth Muscle Res. 2014 ;50():8-17.

 

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is defined as an intractable disease characterized by a progressive elevation of pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) and pulmonary arterial pressure (PAP), leading to right heart failure and premature death. The five-year survival rate after diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2014

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Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) - potential role of multidetector-row CT (MD-CT) and MR imaging in the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of the disease.
 

Author(s): G Wirth, K Brüggemann, T Bostel, E Mayer, C Düber, K F Kreitner

Journal: Rofo. 2014 Aug;186(8):751-61.

 

Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) can be defined as pulmonary hypertension (resting mean pulmonary arterial pressure of 25 mm Hg or more determined at right heart catheterization) with persistent pulmonary perfusion defects. It is a rare, but underdiagnosed disease ...

Last Updated: 17 Jul 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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: 12 Jan 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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