Stem Cell Treatment for Pulmonary Hypertension: Karl’s Story

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Pulmonary hypertension (PH)  is a rare lung disease that refers to an increase in blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries.

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Meet Karl. He has had COPD and pulmonary hypertension since 2004.  Following his diagnosis, Karl had been facing some difficulties, struggling to do just the simplest day to day tasks. However, in the beginning of 2016, he decided to join the Lung Institute, where he started treatment to alleviate his COPD and PH symptoms. Watch the video and learn more about Karl’s story and about the stem cell treatment which has been helping him with his lung conditions.

You might be interested in reading more about Uptravi (selexipag) as a treatment for PH.

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