Understanding Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension


With this video from Singapore General Hospital shared in June 2015, we get to understand so much more about pulmonary hypertension. Through computer-generated graphics, we can see exactly how PH affects the lungs and heart.

Read about seven interesting facts about pulmonary hypertension in our article here. 

The video takes us through different symptoms of the disease and further explains how some connective tissue diseases such as lupus and scleroderma can cause PH.

Researchers in Italy developed a technique to explore differences in autoantibodies that could predict which scleroderma patients might develop pulmonary arterial hypertension. Read here. 

Pulmonary Hypertension News is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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