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.

Review: More Research Needed on Immune System to Understand PAH Pathobiology

November 20th 2021, 5:15pm


While research has examined the implications of the immune system and its contributions to pulmonary arterial hypertension, further research is required to understand the pathobiology of the condition.

Study Determines PAH-SYMPACT Suitable for Use Among Patients With SAPH

November 19th 2021, 7:30pm


A new study aiming to understand sarcoidosis-associated pulmonary hypertension symptoms and their impacts on patients’ lives determined that the Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension-Symptoms and Impact questionnaire could be used to suitably assess patients.

Study Identifies Potential Noninvasive Biomarkers for PAH Severity

November 12th 2021, 5:00pm


Researchers in Japan identified 2 potential biomarkers for severity of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) that can be measured without invasive procedures.

Researchers Push for Improved Racial Representation in PAH Registries, RCTs

November 8th 2021, 9:25pm


Researchers outlined the need to combat underrepresentation of racial minorities in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) registries and trials.

Patients With CTEPH Have Worse Baseline HRQOL Than Patients With IPAH

November 6th 2021, 2:50pm


At baseline, patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) had worse health-related quality of life (HRQOL) than patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH), but over time the scores were similar.

Analysis: Macitentan May Reduce Morbidity, Mortality of Patients With PAH on Spironolactone

November 1st 2021, 7:00pm


Patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) taking spironolactone saw a reduced risk of morbidity and mortality when receiving macitentan 10 mg.

Case Highlights Importance of Screening for Systemic Sclerosis in PAH, Raynaud

October 30th 2021, 11:40am


A case study highlights the important role of nailfold videocapillaroscopy assessments in patients with Raynaud disease and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

Meta-analysis Finds Local Anesthesia Superior During Cesarean Delivery in Women With PAH

October 25th 2021, 3:30pm


Local anesthesia yields superior outcomes in pregnant women with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) undergoing cesarean deliveries compared with general anesthesia.

Case Series Highlights Importance of PAH Screening in Pediatric Cancer

October 20th 2021, 11:48am


A case series underscores the importance of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) screening in pediatric patients undergoing chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation.

Biomarker May Help Improve Mortality Risk Prediction in PAH

October 18th 2021, 10:30pm


Endostatin could help measure pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) severity.