Managing Challenging Cases of Pulmonary Hypertension

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by Wendy Henderson |

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Because there are many different types of pulmonary hypertension (PH), doctors face many challenges when treating patients. In this video from PAH.TV, an expert panel of pulmonologists discuss some of the various complex pulmonary hypertension cases they have worked on and how to best manage these types of patients.

Find out how and why people develop pulmonary hypertension here.

The panel talks about patients with left and right heart disease; when patients become candidates for lung transplants; coexisting lung diseases; the different treatments and medications that are available; what can bring about hypoxia; patients with connective tissue diseases such as scleroderma; and the importance of the six-minute walk test along with many other topics.

Find out about the five different categories of pulmonary hypertension here. 

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