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*  Portopulmonary hypertension
Finally, the pulmonary pathology of PPH is very similar to that of primary pulmonary hypertension. The muscular pulmonary ... Portopulmonary hypertension (PPH) is defined by the coexistence of portal and pulmonary hypertension. PPH is a serious ... Pulmonary hypertension complicating portal hypertension: prevalence and relation to splanchnic hemodynamics. Gastroenterology ... Mean pulmonary artery pressure-MPAP > 25 mmHg at rest . Pulmonary vascular resistance-PVR > 240 dynes s cm−5 . Pulmonary artery ...
*  Gestational hypertension
The fetus is at increased risk for a variety of life-threatening conditions, including pulmonary hypoplasia (immature lungs). ... Gestational hypertension or pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) is the development of new hypertension in a pregnant woman ... There exist several hypertensive states of pregnancy: Gestational hypertension Gestational hypertension is usually defined as ... However, gestational hypertension is a condition that is fairly rare to see in other animals. For years, it has been the belief ...
*  Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Three female pulmonary hypertension patients came together in 1987 with the hope of reaching other PH patients. The goal was to ... The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is a 501(c) organization non-profit support, education, advocacy and awareness ... UPAPH officially changed its name to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) in 1997 and hired its first full-time staff ... Singer Chloe Temtchine, who suffers from pulmonary venoocclusive disease (PVOD), which accounts for a small number of pulmonary ...
*  Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
Kim, Nick H. (August 2016). "Group 4 Pulmonary Hypertension: Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Epidemiology, ... pulmonary arteries), resulting in increased pressure in these arteries (pulmonary hypertension). The blockage either results ... "Refined balloon pulmonary angioplasty for inoperable patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension". Circulation ... "Incidence of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension after pulmonary embolism". The New England Journal of Medicine. 350 ...
*  Cambridge Pulmonary Hypertension Outcome Review
The Cambridge Pulmonary Hypertension Outcome Review has been a useful tool in clinical trials as it allows researchers to ... The Cambridge Pulmonary Hypertension Outcome Review (CAMPHOR) is a disease specific patient-reported outcome measure which ... assesses quality of life of patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH). It was the first pulmonary hypertension specific ... McKenna, S.P.; Doughty, N.; Meads, D.M.; Doward, L.C.; Pepke-Zaba, J. (2006). "The Cambridge Pulmonary Hypertension Outcome ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cardiovascular Disorders: Hypertension: Pulmonary
... and emphysema are examples of cardio-pulmonary diseases that have been known to cause pulmonary hypertension. The diet drug Fen ... Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension is a secondary disorder whose cause is known. Blood clots, schleroderma, ... Primary Pulmonary Hypertension is an increased pressure within the pulmonary arteries without any apparent cause. ... Primary Pulmonary Hypertension is an increased pressure within the pulmonary arteries without any apparent cause. Secondary ...
*  Cooley's Anemia Foundation
... pulmonary hypertension; fetal hemoglobin production; and approaches to iron chelation therapy. Published medical research ...
*  Organomegaly
"Pulmonary hypertension". Radiopaedia. Retrieved 2017-05-27. CS1 maint: Explicit use of et al. (link) Ali Nawaz Khan (2016-09-22 ... A Non-Contrast Computed Tomography Study in Korean Males with Hypertension". Korean Circulation Journal. 44 (3): 162. doi: ...
*  United Therapeutics
Clinical trials of new medicines related to pulmonary hypertension include INCREASE for interstitial lung disease, SOUTHPAW for ... "United Therapeutics and DEKA Sign Agreement for New PAH Remodulin Delivery System". Pulmonary Hypertension News. January 2, ... In 1994, Rothblatt's young daughter was diagnosed with a fatal orphan disease, pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Rothblatt ... The marketed medicines are Remodulin, Tyvaso, Orenitram and Adcirca for pulmonary arterial hypertension, and Unituxin for ...
*  BMPR2
NIH/UW entry on Heritable Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension OMIM entries on Heritable Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Human BMPR2 ... An inactivating mutation in the BMPR2 gene has been linked to pulmonary arterial hypertension. BMPR2 functions to inhibit the ... It is especially important to screen for BMPR2 mutations in relatives of patients with idiopathic pulmonary hypertension, for ... When this gene is inhibited, vascular smooth muscle proliferates and can cause pulmonary hypertension, which, among other ...
*  Heart-lung transplant
Pulmonary hypertension (20%); Cystic fibrosis (2%); A second transplant after the first transplant was rejected or failed to ...
*  Prostacyclin
... in pulmonary hypertension. in primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) The drug is clear with a pH of 10. Its production is ... In patients with pulmonary hypertension, inhaled epoprostenol reduces pulmonary pressure, and improves right ventricular stroke ... It is used to treat pulmonary artery hypertension. Prostacyclin, which has a half-life of 42 seconds, is broken down into 6- ... and pulmonary hypertension before cardiac surgery". The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 125 (3): 642-9. doi: ...
*  Sarcoidosis
At least 5% of persons will suffer pulmonary arterial hypertension. The upper respiratory tract (including the larynx, pharynx ... "Pulmonary hypertension complicating sarcoidosis". Presse Médicale. 41 (6 Pt 2): e303-16. doi:10.1016/j.lpm.2012.04.003. PMID ... BHL with pulmonary infiltrates Stage III: pulmonary infiltrates without BHL Stage IV: fibrosis. Use of the Scadding scale only ... including improvement in pulmonary function, remodeling of lung parenchyma and prevention of pulmonary fibrosis in separate ...
*  Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
Persistent pulmonary hypertension (PPHN) is a serious and life-threatening, but very rare, lung condition that occurs soon ... "Persistent Newborn Pulmonary Hypertension". Grigoriadis S, Vonderporten EH, Mamisashvili L, Tomlinson G, Dennis CL, Koren G, ... A 2014 meta analysis found no increased risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension associated with exposure to SSRI's in early ... Steiner M, Mousmanis P, Cheung A, Ross LE (2014). "Prenatal exposure to antidepressants and persistent pulmonary hypertension ...
*  PDE5 inhibitor
Sildenafil and tadalafil are also indicated for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension. Sildenafil, the prototypical PDE5 ... Kanthapillai, Parthipan; Lasserson, Toby J; Walters, E. Haydn (2001). "Sildenafil for pulmonary hypertension". Cochrane ... PDE5 inhibitors have also been explored for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension, a disease in which blood vessels in the ...
*  November
"Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month". NSFC Admin. "Stomach Cancer Awareness Month". "To mark Transgender Awareness Month ... Academic Writing Month Annual Family Reunion Planning Month Lung Cancer Awareness Month Movember Pulmonary Hypertension ...
*  Ancrod
... pulmonary hypertension of embolic origin; embolism after insertion of prosthetic cardiac valves; rethrombosis after ... Active pulmonary tuberculosis. Impaired fibrinolysis. Severe liver disease. Manifest or impending shock. I.M.-Injection : ... Renal stones (increased likelihood of significant urological bleeding). Severe and uncontrolled arterial hypertension. ...
*  Sitaxentan
... sodium (TBC-11251) is a medication for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). It was marketed as ... "Encysive Pharmaceuticals to Conduct Phase III Study With Thelin (Sitaxsentan Sodium) in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension". ... 2004). "Sitaxsentan therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension". American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. ... 2007). "Selective endothelinA receptor antagonism with sitaxsentan for pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with ...
*  Chlorphentermine
Implications for primary pulmonary hypertension". Circulation. 100 (8): 869-75. doi:10.1161/01.cir.100.8.869. Craddock, D (1976 ... to other withdrawn appetite suppressants such as fenfluramine and aminorex which were found to cause pulmonary hypertension and ...
*  Michelle Dipp
... her dissertation was on pulmonary hypertension. After graduating from Oxford, Dipp went to work for Wellcome Trust in its ...
*  Persistent fetal circulation
It can be associated with pulmonary hypertension. Because of this, the condition is also widely known as Persistent Pulmonary ... Persistent fetal circulation (also called Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn, PPHN) is a condition caused by a ... Graves ED, Redmond CR, Arensman RM (March 1988). "Persistent pulmonary hypertension in the neonate". Chest. 93 (3): 638-41. doi ... February 2006). "Selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors and risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn". The New ...
*  Ventricular septal defect
... causing pulmonary hypertension with its associated symptoms. In serious cases, the pulmonary arterial pressure can reach levels ... Atrial septal defect Atrioventricular septal defect Cardiac output Congenital heart disease Heart sounds Pulmonary hypertension ... Large VSD with pulmonary hypertension 4. VSD with aortic regurgitation For the surgical procedure, a heart-lung machine is ... Larger defects may eventually be associated with pulmonary hypertension due to the increased blood flow. Over time this may ...
*  Sodium nitroprusside
Knapp, E; Gmeiner, R (February 1977). "Reduction of pulmonary hypertension by nitroprusside". International Journal of Clinical ... sodium before nitroprusside for the pulmonary hypertension reversibility test before cardiac transplantation". Arquivos ... pulmonary hypertension, respiratory distress syndrome in the newborn, shock, and ergot toxicity. Adverse effects by incidence ... testing of potential reversibility of pulmonary hypertension with nitroprusside is useful in defining a high risk group". ...
*  Iloprost
This may be a sign of pulmonary venous hypertension. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) Raynaud's phenomenon Scleroderma " ... Should signs of pulmonary edema occur when inhaled iloprost is administered in patients with pulmonary hypertension, the ... Iloprost should be stopped immediately if signs of pulmonary edema occur. This may be a sign of pulmonary venous hypertension. ... It also affects platelet aggregation but the relevance of this effect to the treatment of pulmonary hypertension is unknown. ...
*  Anti-obesity medication
"Appetite-suppressant drugs and the risk of primary pulmonary hypertension. International Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Study ... Other weight loss drugs have also been associated with medical complications, such as fatal pulmonary hypertension and heart ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
Other pulmonary embolism and infarction (416) Chronic pulmonary heart disease (416.0) Primary pulmonary hypertension (416.1) ... Essential hypertension (401.0) Hypertension, malignant (401.1) Hypertension, benign (401.9) Hypertension, Unspecified (402) ... Arteriovenous fistula of pulmonary vessels (417.1) Aneurysm of pulmonary artery (417.8) Other specified diseases of pulmonary ... Other chronic pulmonary heart diseases (416.9) Chronic pulmonary heart disease unspecified (417) Other diseases of pulmonary ...
*  4-Methylaminorex
"Pulmonary hypertension has been associated with ingestion of the appetite suppressant aminorex. A similar compound, 4- ... Gaine SP, Rubin LJ, Kmetzo JJ, Palevsky HI, Traill TA (November 2000). "Recreational use of aminorex and pulmonary hypertension ... methylaminorex was discovered on the property of three individuals with diagnoses of pulmonary hypertension." There have been ...