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13 March 2015
Monitoring pericardial effusion on serial transthoracic echocardiograms provides useful prognostic information in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, research suggests.
13 March 2015
An enzyme that facilitates modification of proteins via a glucose metabolism pathway may promote cell proliferation in the lung tissue of patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension, say researchers.
13 March 2015
Research suggests that combining pulmonary artery and ventricular measurements improves the chances of identifying pulmonary hypertension in patients undergoing computed tomography pulmonary angiography.
12 March 2015
Researchers have provided evidence for distinct processes underlying vasodilator-responsive and nonresponsive idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension.
13 February 2015
Baseline right ventricular ejection fraction as evaluated by conventional planar equilibrium radionuclide angiography is significantly associated with outcomes in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, research suggests.
13 February 2015
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension have comparable survival to those with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension, researchers report.
14 January 2015
Structural features identifiable on computed tomography pulmonary angiography can provide prognostic information for patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, say UK researchers.
14 January 2015
Patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension have peripheral muscle weakness that is independent of impairments in their respiratory muscles, research shows.
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