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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.
12 February 2015
Researchers have provided evidence for distinct processes underlying vasodilator-responsive and nonresponsive idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension.
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.
14 January 2015
Systolic function is better preserved in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension if they have a higher right ventricle mass-to-volume ratio, research shows.
05 December 2014
A study of Chinese patients with systemic sclerosis has identified predictive markers for accompanying pulmonary arterial hypertension similar to those that have been identified in other ethnic groups.
03 December 2014
Measuring the duration of vortical blood flow in the main pulmonary artery allows accurate estimation of pulmonary blood pressure and diagnosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension, say researchers.
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