Heart Views

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


Rafid F Al-Aqeedi1, Awad Alqahtani2 
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

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.


How to cite this article:
Al-Aqeedi RF, Alqahtani A. Pulmonary hypertension insights from experience of the last decade and highlights from the guidelines1.Heart Views 2009;10:162-173


How to cite this URL:
Al-Aqeedi RF, Alqahtani A. Pulmonary hypertension insights from experience of the last decade and highlights from the guidelines1. Heart Views [serial online] 2009 [cited 2020 Aug 10 ];10:162-173
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