CTEPH: What You Need to Know

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Pulmonary hypertension (PH)  is a rare lung disease that refers to an increase in blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries. Unfortunately, there is still no known cure available to end PH, but research has been evolving and doctors and scientists have been discovering some new ways to approach this lung condition.

You might be interested in reading more about Uptravi (selexipag) as a treatment for PH.

In this video from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, watch Dr. Patricia George (MD, of the UPMC Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Program) discuss CTEPH (Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension), a condition which is a result of chronic blood clots in the lungs.

Read about 8 red flag pulmonary hypertension symptoms you should be aware of.

Pulmonary Hypertension News is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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