Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension, defined as a pulmonary arterial pressure greater than 25 mm Hg at rest or greater than 30 mm Hg during exercise, is often characterized by a progressive and sustained increase in pulmonary vascular resistance that eventually may lead to right ventricular failure. It can be a life-threatening condition if untreated. Therapy for Pulmonary hypertensionis targeted at the underlying cause and its effects on the cardiovascular system.

Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the heart-to-lung system that delivers fresh blood to the heart while returning used blood back to the lungs. Pulmonary hypertension can develop slowly, without early signs and symptoms. When symptoms do occur, they may be attributed to asthma or other lung or heart conditions. To diagnose Pulmonary hypertension the doctor may ask about the symptoms and risk factors, including other medical conditions and family history. Having a family member with Pulmonary hypertension increases the risk of developing the disease Medical evaluation.


  • Pulmonary hypertension definition and facts
  • Signs and symptoms of pulmonary hypertension
  • Classification of primary and secondary pulmonary hypertension
  • Causes for pulmonary hypertension
  • Diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension
  • Treatment and Medications for pulmonary hypertension

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