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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Screening, Management, and Treatment

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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Screening, Management, and Treatment
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Publisher: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Number of pages: 391

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Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a rare and progressive disease associated with increased pulmonary vascular resistance that, if unrelieved, progresses to right ventricular pressure overload, dysfunction, right heart failure, and premature death. PAH is more prevalent in some populations, thereby warranting screening of asymptomatic individuals.

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