Secondary pulmonary hypertension

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Secondary pulmonary hypertension

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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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Following organizations serve the condition "Secondary pulmonary hypertension" for support, advocacy or research.

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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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Secondary pulmonary hypertension" returned 53 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Utility of computed tomography in assessment of pulmonary hypertension secondary to biomass smoke exposure.
 

Author(s): Bunyamin Sertogullarindan, Aydin Bora, Alpaslan Yavuz, Selami Ekin, Hulya Gunbatar, Ahmet Arisoy, Serhat Avcu, Bulent Ozbay

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The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility of main pulmonary artery diameter quantification by thoracic computerized tomography (CT) in the diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension seconder to biomass smoke exposure.

Last Updated: 12 Mar 2014

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[Correlation between serum marker variations and pulmonary hypertension secondary to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease].
 

Author(s): Xinming Xie, Xiaochuang Wang, Yonghong Zhang, Dong Han, Shaojun Li, Manxiang Li

Journal: Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2013 Oct;33(10):1458-62.

 

To examine the correlation of the changes in the serum markers (C-reactive protein, endothelin-1, interleukin-6, and brain natriuretic peptide) with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pulmonary hypertension secondary to COPD.

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2013

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Exertional abdominal pain as a symptom of secondary pulmonary hypertension in mitral stenosis.
 

Author(s): J Najafian, N Toghianifar, A Khosravi

Journal: Niger J Clin Pract. ;16(1):110-2.

 

We report a rare presentation of mitral stenosis (MS). MS is a common valvular disease, the first manifestation of which is usually easy fatigability and exertional dyspnea. As the disease progresses in severity, other signs and symptoms appear, such as orthopnea, hemoptysis, and ...

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2013

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The terms "Secondary pulmonary hypertension" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Pediatric pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary arterial hypertension secondary to congenital heart diseases].
 

Author(s): Rana Olguntürk

Journal: Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2010 Aug;10 Suppl 1():50-6.

 

Causes of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) are similar in adults and children. The main difference is that PAH secondary to congenital heart diseases, is the predominant cause in pediatric patients. Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn shows completely different clinical ...

Last Updated: 7 Sep 2010

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Pulmonary hypertension secondary to left ventricular systolic dysfunction: contemporary diagnosis and management.
 

Author(s): Ravi V Shah, Marc J Semigran

Journal: Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2008 Dec;5(4):226-32.

 

Pulmonary hypertension secondary to left ventricular systolic dysfunction is often a poor prognostic marker in chronic heart failure. In this article, we review evidence supporting modern strategies addressing pulmonary hypertension in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction, ...

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2008

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Diagnosis and treatment of secondary (non-category 1) pulmonary hypertension.
 

Author(s): Stuart Rich, Marlene Rabinovitch

Journal: Circulation. 2008 Nov;118(21):2190-9.

 

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2008

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Bosentan for Severe Mitral Valve Dysfunction
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: SECONDARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION; MITRAL STENOSIS; CHILDHOOD RHEUMATOID FEVER; CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE

 

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2011

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Comparison of Efficacy Different Treatment Regimens in Pulmonary Hypertension Secondary to Lung Disease and or Hypoxia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Hypertension Secondary to Lung Disease and/or Hypoxia

 

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2013

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Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension in Adults With Sickle Cell Anemia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Hypertension; Sickle Cell Anemia; Sickle Cell Disease

 

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2014

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