Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

The AJMC® Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension compendium is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights for the progressive disorder, which is characterized by high blood pressure in the arteries that go from the heart to the lungs.

Hypertension Manifests Earlier in Black, Hispanic Adults vs White Adults

September 22nd 2022, 2:58pm

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Researchers used 2011-2020 data to examine age- and race-/ethnicity-related trends in hypertension diagnosis, with implications for future cardiovascular disease care.

Potential for Precision Medicine Approach in PAH Explored in New Study

September 16th 2022, 10:50pm

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This new study of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) among women examined the in-common symptoms of different disease phenotypes to see where they overlap and ultimately to define the “symptome” according to symptom cluster and characteristics.

Mortality Worsens Following Borderline PH Diagnosis Among Patients With LHF

September 8th 2022, 8:07pm

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Following a recent update to the diagnostic criteria for borderline pulmonary hypertension (PH), which is often associated with left heart failure (LHF), outcomes among patients with both conditions remain uncertain.

Results of Macitentan in PAH From SERAPHIN OL Echo Earlier Trial Safety Data

September 1st 2022, 7:03pm

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This open-label extension of the SERAPHIN trial evaluated the long-term safety and tolerability of a small daily dose of the endothelin receptor antagonist against pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) among patients from the original study.

Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy on the Rise

August 26th 2022, 7:09pm

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The rates of 3 hypertensive disorders were compared among 2 groups of women: those who gave birth between 1995 and 1999 vs 2015 to 2019.

Risk of PH Increases With Preterm Birth

August 16th 2022, 12:14pm

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Infants born between the 23rd and 25th weeks of pregnancy, classified as extremely low gestational age newborns, are surviving in increasing numbers, note study authors, and with that is growing clinical interest in their long-term sequelae, including pulmonary hypertension (PH).

Exercise Right Heart Catheterization Can Help Clarify PH Diagnosis

August 12th 2022, 6:42pm

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Investigators found significant shifts in diagnosis of and prescriptions for pulmonary hypertension (PH) when exercise right heart catheterization was used.

Dr Gary Owens: Payers Need to Be Doing More for Patients With PAH

August 9th 2022, 3:31pm

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Gary Owens, MD, president of Gary Owens Associates, addresses how payers can improve outcomes for persons who have pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

Dr Gary Owens Addresses Managing PAH-Associated Treatment Costs

August 1st 2022, 7:15pm

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Garo Owens, MD, is president of Gary Owens Associates, and here he discusses optimizing treatment goals for patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) while reducing care costs.

How Much Do Physicians Know About SDOH in Their Patients With PAH?

July 28th 2022, 4:42pm

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Clinicians interviewed in a recent study reported various social determinants of health (SDOH) affecting health outcomes for patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), indicating the need to address SDOH in PAH care.