Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Rx Combo Approved

Together, two medications for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) may help patients even more than one pill alone. I’m Gabe Garza with your latest health news. The FDA recently approved Letairis in combination with Adcirca to treat PAH. The combination of these drugs appeared to slow the progression of PAH and reduce the risk of hospitalization. PAH is high blood pressure […]

Zukunftspreis 2015: How Pulmonary Hypertension Develops

Shortness of breath and increasingly impaired function are typical in patients with pulmonary hypertension. They are often unable to climb even ten steps and simple daily tasks become insurmountable challenges. Frequently, the cause is a constriction of the pulmonary arteries. This reduces the amount of oxygen transported and results ultimately in oxygen deficiency. The lungs are where gases are exchanged […]

Pulmonary hypertension treatment | Respiratory system diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] Talking about the treatment of pulmonary hypertension can be a little complicated just because it can be caused by so many other things. And in fact, our diagnosis is not over just having found with the catheter that the pressure’s elevated in the pulmonary artery. The workup is usually huge and extensive to find out why we have […]

Pulmonary Hypertension with Dr. Saurahb Sheel

– [Announcer] Health Break is brought to you by Capital Regional Medical Center, the region’s fastest ER wait times. – Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the lungs and the right side of the heart. Dr. Saurabh Sheel says there are many causes of pulmonary hypertension, the most common of which is heart failure. – People could be born […]

Pulmonary hypertension diagnosis Swan Ganz catheterization | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– For diagnosing pulmonary hypertension, we actually can advance a catheter all the way into the area and directly measure the pressure in the pulmonary artery. So really quickly, if we have our heart divided into the four chambers, the right atrium, right ventricle, left atrium, and left ventricle, the pulmonary arteries are plugged right into the right ventricle. In […]

What is pulmonary hypertension? | Respiratory system diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] Hypertension means exactly the same thing as high blood pressure. This can be a disease on its own. So when people have high blood pressure, we can say they’re hypertensive or they have hypertension. Now, pulmonary is a word, every time you see this, it’s going to be referring to our lungs. So pulmonary hypertension is literally high […]