Login | Users Online: 1044  
Home Print this page Email this page Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size   
Home | About us | Editorial board | Search | Ahead of print | Current Issue | Archives | Submit article | Instructions | Subscribe | Advertise | Contact us
 
REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 162-173

Pulmonary hypertension insights from experience of the last decade and highlights from the guidelines1


1 M.D, Department of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
2 Consultant Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Correspondence Address:
Awad Alqahtani
M.D., Department of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hamad Medical Corporation, P.O. Box 3050, Doha
Qatar
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

Pulmonary-arterial hypertension (PAH) from any cause is more prevalent than previously believed and significant uncertainties remain regarding the diagnosis and optimal treatment of PAH. It is now recognized that effective treatment for one cause of PAH may not necessarily be useful for PAH from a different cause. This article reviews the contemporary definition, classification, and diagnosis of PAH, with a focus on recent developments in its treatment.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed1600    
    Printed99    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded118    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal