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Does pulmonary hypertension affect men and women at similar rates?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Depends on the cause

Assuming you're referring to primary pulmonary hypertension, the female to male ratio is 1.
6 to 3.6 to 1, depending on the registry. Females predominate in all registries.

In brief: Depends on the cause

Assuming you're referring to primary pulmonary hypertension, the female to male ratio is 1.
6 to 3.6 to 1, depending on the registry. Females predominate in all registries.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Fernando Torres
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: No

Females are affected more commonly than men in a 2:1 ratio.

In brief: No

Females are affected more commonly than men in a 2:1 ratio.
Dr. Fernando Torres
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Dr. Donald Elton
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Women get more PAH

Women are more susceptible to pah and most pah studies and pah centers find that women make up between 2/3 and 3/4 of their patients.

In brief: Women get more PAH

Women are more susceptible to pah and most pah studies and pah centers find that women make up between 2/3 and 3/4 of their patients.
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Dr. Donald Elton
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