Outcomes Poorer for PH-COPD Than Idiopathic PAH, Registry Data Show

Outcomes Poorer for PH-COPD Than Idiopathic PAH, Registry Data Show

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Outcomes Poorer for PH-COPD Than Idiopathic PAH, Registry Data Show

Patients whose pulmonary hypertension is associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (PH-COPD) have a worse clinical status and a poorer outcome than those with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH), a study based on real-world data from the COMPERA registry reports. Although PH is typically mild to moderate in COPD, some patients develop severe PH. According to the study, targeted PAH therapies might improve the clinical status of this particular group of patients. The study, “Pulmonary hypertension…

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