A 25-year-old female asked:
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Does pulmonary hypertension cause right atrial enlargement?

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Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes, eventually : it can
Answered on Sep 28, 2014

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Pah: They are the same, you mean pulmonary arterial hypertension. It is high blood pressure in the lung circulation. It needs to be evaluated and treard.
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