Effect of PAH Treatments Likely Goes Beyond Lowering Blood Presssure

Effect of PAH Treatments Likely Goes Beyond Lowering Blood Presssure

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Effect of PAH Treatments Likely Goes Beyond Lowering Blood Presssure

In addition to lowering blood pressure, treatments for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) probably work at least in part by preventing physical changes in the architecture of the lung’s blood vessels that are associated with the progression of the disease, according to a study. “Our findings suggest that the beneficial aspects of current PAH-specific therapies are not only through the acute effects on vasoconstriction [narrowing of the arteries that leads to high blood pressure] but through…

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