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My lung pressure is 55 now, is that still pulmonary hypertension?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Indication

Elevated pulmonary artery pressure (like 50 mm hg) is highly suggestive of pulmonary hypertension but not diagnostic.
For diagnosis, you need a heart catheterization.

In brief: Indication

Elevated pulmonary artery pressure (like 50 mm hg) is highly suggestive of pulmonary hypertension but not diagnostic.
For diagnosis, you need a heart catheterization.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes

Not sure but i would assume it was by measured by echo and it would be the right ventricular systolic pressure which would be high at 55 mmhg, i.

In brief: Yes

Not sure but i would assume it was by measured by echo and it would be the right ventricular systolic pressure which would be high at 55 mmhg, i.
e. Pulmonary hypertension.
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