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What are the stages of pulmonary hypertension?

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Dr. Charles Burger
35 years experience in Pulmonology
PH Stages: Pulmonary hypertension (ph) does not have stages; however, the symptoms are often graded using a functional class system. Class i is little to no symptoms all the way to class IV which includes shortness of breath at rest and right heart failure.
Answered on Apr 24, 2015
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