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Are vascular conditions a common complication of pulmonary hypertension?

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Dr. Frank Mayo
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: No

Complications of pulmonary HTN include acute right heart failure insitu pulmonary clots and eventual refractory respiratory failure.
This is related to progressive pulmonary artery narrowing, which is a hallmark of the disease not a complication of it.

In brief: No

Complications of pulmonary HTN include acute right heart failure insitu pulmonary clots and eventual refractory respiratory failure.
This is related to progressive pulmonary artery narrowing, which is a hallmark of the disease not a complication of it.
Dr. Frank Mayo
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Dr. Charles Burger
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: PH and Vascular Dis

Pulmonary hypertension (ph) refers to a condition that involves vascular narrowing of the pulmonary arteries.
Ph is not generally associated with other vascular disease.

In brief: PH and Vascular Dis

Pulmonary hypertension (ph) refers to a condition that involves vascular narrowing of the pulmonary arteries.
Ph is not generally associated with other vascular disease.
Dr. Charles Burger
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Dr. Tracy Berg
Surgery

In brief: Pulm hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is a vascular condition.
It can be from multiple PE. Common vascular condition is atherosclerosis, aka hardening of the arteries, plaque. Other vascular conditions include inflammatory, congenital, and traumatic. Stop smoking, take your blood pressure, diabetic and cholesterol meds. Exercise and follow up with your docs. Hypertension is a driver of artery disease.

In brief: Pulm hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is a vascular condition.
It can be from multiple PE. Common vascular condition is atherosclerosis, aka hardening of the arteries, plaque. Other vascular conditions include inflammatory, congenital, and traumatic. Stop smoking, take your blood pressure, diabetic and cholesterol meds. Exercise and follow up with your docs. Hypertension is a driver of artery disease.
Dr. Tracy Berg
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