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What's pulmonary hypertension?

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Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: High BP in the lung

The pressure in the blood vessels of the lung is increased in pulmonary htn.
Causes can include heart disease, disease of the lung and primary disease of the blood vessel of the lung. The symptoms are mainly shortness of breath but can also include chest pain and dizziness. The disease can go unrecognized for some time before its diagnosed.

In brief: High BP in the lung

The pressure in the blood vessels of the lung is increased in pulmonary htn.
Causes can include heart disease, disease of the lung and primary disease of the blood vessel of the lung. The symptoms are mainly shortness of breath but can also include chest pain and dizziness. The disease can go unrecognized for some time before its diagnosed.
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
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Dr. Charles Burger
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Pulmonary Hypertensi

High blood pressure in the lungs is called pulmonary hypertension (ph) or pulmonary arterial hypertension (pah).
Pah is a chronic and life-changing disease that can lead to right heart failure if left untreated.

In brief: Pulmonary Hypertensi

High blood pressure in the lungs is called pulmonary hypertension (ph) or pulmonary arterial hypertension (pah).
Pah is a chronic and life-changing disease that can lead to right heart failure if left untreated.
Dr. Charles Burger
Dr. Charles Burger
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