Author Archives: Diana Campelo Delgado

Statins Found to Benefit Patients with 2 Chronic Lung Disorders

Statins have protective effects and can benefit patients with both pulmonary hypertension (PH) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a large retrospective study in Taiwan. The study, “Statins for the Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease,” was published…

Protein Could Help Monitor Heart Stress in Rare Form of PH

Soluble ST2 (sST2) protein could be an additional non-invasive biomarker for monitoring patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) undergoing interventional treatment with balloon pulmonary angioplasty (BPA), a study suggests. The study, “Soluble ST2 as a Biomarker for Early Complications in Patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Treated…

Tyvaso Improves Exercise Capacity in PH-ILD Patients, Study Finds

Nebulizer treatment with Tyvaso (inhaled treprostinil) can improve exercise capacity in people with pulmonary hypertension associated with interstitial lung disease (PH-ILD), a study reports. The study, “Inhaled Treprostinil in Pulmonary Hypertension Due to Interstitial Lung Disease,” was published in The New England Journal of Medicine. ILD…