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Is pulmonary arterial hypertension more of a respiratory or cardiac condition. How can I assist my gp to determine if pah exists.

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Both

The heart and lungs are closely aligned and PAH is a condition of both.
To determine your pulmonary artery pressure non-invasively, ask your GP to order an echocardiogram with that specific indication (so the tech will be sure to make the appropriate measurements).

In brief: Both

The heart and lungs are closely aligned and PAH is a condition of both.
To determine your pulmonary artery pressure non-invasively, ask your GP to order an echocardiogram with that specific indication (so the tech will be sure to make the appropriate measurements).
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