Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is hypertension of the lung arteries that leads to narrowing of their lumen. Dyspnea is one of the most prominent symptoms, accompanied by fatigue, chest pressure or even syncope. Signs of right heart failure may also be present as a complication of pulmonary hypertension, which is the case of cor pulmonale.

Oxygen equipment question for Inogen users. My portable came with 2 batteries. To charge, the battery has to be attached to the unit. When I’ve tried charging the second battery, to have a spare, the charge has left the first one. I can never have 2 charged batteries?? In that case, what good is a...

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does any body get Pulmonary artery banding? because the doctor see in body increase blood in lung with vsd ? any one please ?

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I’m at Spaulding in Cambridge Mass. A doctor down here said something about a transplant and a pump, has any one else heard of this procedure,or had it done?

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Has any one tried any herbal medicine to help with ph? if yes, what is it and has it helped?

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Vitamin C deficiency can cause pulmonary arterial hypertension, a new case report suggests, highlighting the need to test vitamin C levels in people with PAH. The report, "Vitamin C Deficiency-Induced Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.," was published in the journal CHEST. The study details...

Anyone been diagnosed with non compaction of the heart? Looks like cornstalks are growing inside heart but it’s muscle. Usually with left ventricle? Supposedly it’s also rare. Just found out I have it and probably passed it on to all 3 of my boys, 2 of which also have ASD shunts that need closing be...

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Incorporating preoperative right heart measurements into the standard pulmonary hypertension risk estimation model may allow for better risk stratification following aortic valve replacement, according to study results published in CHEST. Echocardiographic parameters were measured from patients with...

Aria CV announced that it won FDA breakthrough device designation for its pulmonary hypertension system for treating pulmonary arterial hypertension that can lead to heart failure. The implanted system is designed to restore the benefits of a healthy, elastic pulmonary artery, according to a news re...

I have a question: does anyone get pain across the upper shoulders like you need to slump over especially whenever you sit?

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Right before I was diagnosed with PH they found a 4cm root dilation on my aortic. I still haven’t seen a PH specialist can’t get in till September but was wondering if anyone knew if there could be a connection to the two?

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The award, in the amount of $80,000, is sponsored by Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc, through a partnership with the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. The ATS Foundation Partner Grant provides crucial support to talented investigators from around the world, launching careers dedicated to scientif...

Who is wearing a pump for Veletri and also carrying a portable oxygen machine. Do you have any advice or tips that makes carrying all theses devices comfortably manageable?

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Who is on liquid restrictions and what guidelines were you given? My husband was told 1 liter a day and stay away from water. In this heat, it makes me genuinely worried for him.

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February 7, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Device Designation for the Aria CV Pulmonary Hypertension System (Aria CV PH System).

Something terrible happened to me yesterday. We took a little trip to montana to visit with our elderly parents. We live in Idaho at 2400 ft. My dad lives at 4800ft. In Idaho I don’t need o2 very often. But I knew I would need o2 in montana. Thursday I went to bed forgetting to charge my portable....

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