Mildly High Pulmonary Arterial Pressure Linked to Risk of PH

Mildly High Pulmonary Arterial Pressure Linked to Risk of PH

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Mildly High Pulmonary Arterial Pressure Linked to Risk of PH

People with mildly elevated pulmonary arterial pressure (PAP) are at higher risk of progression to pulmonary hypertension (PH) than are those with normal readings, according to a review study. These people should be more closely monitored, and further study is needed to understand how best to treat them to avoid progression, its researchers wrote. The study, “Mildly Elevated Pulmonary Arterial Pressure Is Associated With a High Risk of Progression to Pulmonary Hypertension and Increased Mortality:…

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