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: 4 May 2015

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Condition Specific Organizations

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: 4 May 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Secondary pulmonary hypertension" returned 56 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The incidence of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension secondary to acute pulmonary thromboembolism.
 

Author(s): Ismail Kayaalp, Yelda Varol, Pınar Çimen, Fatma Demirci Üçsular, Nuran Katgı, Mehmet Unlü, Cenk Kıraklı, Salih Zeki Güçlü, Oktay Ergene

Journal: Tuberk Toraks. 2014 ;62(3):199-206.

 

Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a curable and partially preventable complication, with a substantial incidence, leading to severe morbidity and mortality. The aim of the present study was to find out the incidence of CTEPH secondary to acute pulmonary thromboembolism ...

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2014

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[Spontaneous rupture of tricuspid valve papillary muscle in pulmonary hypertension secondary to HIV infection. Report of one case].
 

Author(s): José Luis Winter, Pablo Castro, Julián Vega, Alejandro Paredes, Luigi Gabrielli, Javier Revello, Samuel Córdova, Fernando Baraona, Hugo Verdejo, Rodrigo González

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2014 Feb;142(2):246-9.

 

Acute primary tricuspid regurgitation (TR) secondary to papillary muscle rupture is an extremely rare clinical situation. We report a 42-year-old male with pulmonary artery hypertension (PAH) secondary to HIV infection, who presented with an acute TR due to spontaneous papillary muscle ...

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2014

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Pulmonary function differences in patients with chronic right heart failure secondary to pulmonary arterial hypertension and chronic left heart failure.
 

Author(s): Wei-Hua Liu, Qin Luo, Zhi-Hong Liu, Qing Zhao, Qun-Ying Xi, Hai-Feng Xue, Zhi-Hui Zhao

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Pulmonary abnormalities are found in both chronic heart failure (CHF) and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The differences of pulmonary function in chronic left heart failure and chronic right heart failure are not fully understood.

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2014

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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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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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