PH Not Common Disease, Population Study Finds, But Groups at Risk

PH Not Common Disease, Population Study Finds, But Groups at Risk

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PH Not Common Disease, Population Study Finds, But Groups at Risk

The likelihood of developing pulmonary hypertension (PH) is low among people in southern Italy, a study drawn from a random and large grouping of individuals with echocardiograms, done to determine disease prevalence, suggested. Independent predictors of PH include female sex and right ventricular enlargement, its scientists noted. The study, “Prevalence of Pulmonary Hypertension in an Unselected Community-Based Population: A Retrospective Echocardiographic Study—RES-PH Study,” was published in the Journal of Personalized Medicine. PH is characterized by high…

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