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10 August 2015
Impaired global longitudinal strain of the right ventricle predicts adverse outcomes in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, say investigators.
10 August 2015
Researchers have identified a molecular pathway by which downregulation of microRNA-126 contributes to right ventricular failure in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.
05 August 2015
Anticentromere and isolated nucleolar autoantibodies are prevalent in systemic sclerosis patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, but they do not predict survival, US research shows.
10 July 2015
Oral treatments for pulmonary arterial hypertension reduce patients’ risk of clinical worsening but have little effect on survival, say the authors of a meta-analysis.
10 July 2015
Researchers recommend performing echocardiography at rest and during exercise to screen for pulmonary arterial hypertension in patients with systemic sclerosis.
02 July 2015
Analysis of the REVEAL registry shows poor 5-year outcomes for patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, despite improvements due to targeted therapies.
18 June 2015
Researchers report that right ventricular dyssynchrony may be a useful prognostic factor in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, improving the predictive accuracy of established risk factors.
18 June 2015
Patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension arising from systemic lupus erythematosus may benefit from combined immunosuppressive and vasodilator therapy, a small study suggests.
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