The Importance of a Pulmonary Hypertension Research App

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In this phaware global association video, Dr. Dunbar Ivy from the Children’s Hospital in Colorado, explains why young pulmonary hypertension patients need an app.

Study finds that pediatric pulmonary hypertension in premature babies is linked to severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Read more here.

Being able to track the physical health on a day-to-day, or week-to-week basis with a mobile app would be much more efficient than having to rely on the memory of the patient. Dr. Ivy hopes that should such an app become available it might produce data relevant enough to convince the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve medications for pediatric pulmonary hypertension.

Sildenafil’s use in pediatric pulmonary hypertension is still a topic of controversy. Read more here.

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