What You Need to Know About Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension

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In this Devoschildren video shared in December 2015, pediatric cardiologist Dr. Joseph Kuruvilla talks about pulmonary hypertension in children.  Pediatric pulmonary hypertension is very rare – between 2 and 15 cases per million. It is more prevalent in premature babies whose lungs are not fully developed before birth.

Read how pulmonary hypertension in newborns might be detected earlier using echocardiography.

Dr. Kuruvilla talks about the signs and symptoms parents should watch for, and how pediatric pulmonary hypertension is diagnosed and treated.

Discover more about pulmonary hypertension in children. Read here.

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