Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Study of PDE-5 Inhibitor Efficacy


In this video from Children’s National Health System, Dr. Chinwe Unegbu talks about a study she’s involved with researching pediatric pulmonary hypertension.

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Dr. Unegbu explains that the study has three main objectives: to discover the nature and scale of the problem of pediatric pulmonary hypertension, to investigate the pharmacological therapies available, and to study the efficacy and safety of PDE-5 inhibitors.

The study concluded that the benefits of PDE-5 inhibitors in the treatment of pediatric pulmonary hypertension outweighed the downfalls.

MORE: New study supports treatment of childhood pulmonary hypertension with PDE-5 inhibitors.

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