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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Assistant Editor(s)-in-Chief: Ralph Matar, Lisa Prior, Ann Slater, R.N., Rim Halaby, Mohamed Moubarak, M.D. [2]

Synonyms and Keywords: Hypertensive pulmonary vascular disease; pulmonary arterial hypertension; PAH; hypertensive pulmonary vascular disease; Ayerza syndrome; Ayerza's syndrome; Ayerza-Arrilaga syndrome

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Pulmonary hypertension from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Diagnostic Study of Choice | History & Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Electrocardiography | Chest x-ray | CT | MRI | Echocardiography or Ultrasound | Right heart catheterization | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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