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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
High BP in the lung: The pressure in the blood vessels of the lung is increased in pulmonary htn. Causes can include heart disease, disease of the lung and primary disease ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience in Cardiology
See below: Normal pulmonary artery pressure (pap) in a person living at sea level has mean value of 12-16 mm of hg.Pulmonary hypertension is present when mean p ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Please see link: http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement/pulmonary/pulmonary-hypertension/#diagnosis.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Sometimes: Pulmonary hypertension is not one disease, but several, and how inherited it is depends on the type of disease and the cause. There is a type called ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnon Rubin
23 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: If you have primary pulmonary hypertension there are several classes of drugs to treat it. Tracleer, (bosentan) revatio, letaris are some of the drugs ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience in Pulmonology
High pressure: Pulmonary hypertension is a rise the pressure readings in the pulmonary vascular bed. It can be estimated using a study called a cardiac ultrasound/e ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Depends : It depends on the cause of the pah.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
33 years experience in Pulmonology
Yes: Sometimes there are congenital cardiac defects that can cause pulmonary hypertension even in newborns. While rare, a pulmonary embolism can cause acqu ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
15 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends on the cause: Pulmonary hypertension can be caused by a large variety of illnesses - chief amongst them heart failure and chronic respiratory disease. These are be ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
30 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Secondary pulmonary hypertension refers to pulmonary hypertension secondary to an underlying etiology, such as lung disease or heart disease. So these ... Read More
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