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Would pulmonary hypertension cause high blood pressure?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Blood pressure

Usually when there is pulmonary hypertension of significance, there is normal or decreased systemic blood pressure.
Sometimes in the early phase of pulmonary hypertension there can be systemic hypertension but not when right heart dysfunction results from the elevated pulmonary resistance

In brief: Blood pressure

Usually when there is pulmonary hypertension of significance, there is normal or decreased systemic blood pressure.
Sometimes in the early phase of pulmonary hypertension there can be systemic hypertension but not when right heart dysfunction results from the elevated pulmonary resistance
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