PAH and Systemic Sclerosis: Annual Screening Recommended for Patients

Pulmonary hypertension is often related to other diseases and conditions, scleroderma being one of them. Dr. Dinesh Khanna, from the University of Michigan, shares some thoughts regarding pulmonary arterial hypertension screening guidelines recommended annually for patients living with systemic sclerosisElsGlobalMedicalNews shared this video in 2013, where you can learn more about this subject.

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  1. I have Multiple Sclerosis & blood tests a few years ago indicate I also have Scleroderma which is not active at this time. Being recently told I have Pulmonary Hypertension after a Cardiac Catheterization,I am concerned about what to expect. I have shortness of breath,fatigue & fluid retention.I would appreciate any information from those who deal with this diagnosis daily. Thank You So Much!! Grace

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