Advances in PH Journal
Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension Winter 2005 (Vol 4, No 4)
- Editor's Memo
PHA Web Site — www.phassociation.org — Best Kept Secret on the Internet
- Profiles in Pulmonary Hypertension
Bertron M. Groves, MD: Visionary Builder of Bridges Between Cardiologists and Pulmonologists Through Hemodynamics
- Perioperative Management of Pulmonary Hypertension: Covering All Aspects From Risk Assessment to Postoperative Considerations
The pulmonary circulation is normally a low pressure, low resistance circulation. In patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, altered vascular endothelial and smooth muscle function lead to a combination of vasoconstriction, localized thrombosis, and vascular growth and remodeling.
- Managing Right Ventricular Failure in PAH: An Algorithmic Approach
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a disorder characterized by progressive elevation of pulmonary artery pressure (PAP) and vascular resistance in the absence of left-sided cardiac disease, pulmonary vein compression, respiratory disorders, or thromboembolic disease.
- Cases from the Pulmonary Hypertension Service
A 42-year-old woman with HIV-related pulmonary arterial hypertension (WHO class II) presented to the emergency room with a 2-day history of fever, dysuria, lightheadedness, and increased abdominal girth.
- Pulmonary Hypertension Roundtable
Managing the Critically Ill Patient by Translating Best-of-Care Principles into Clinical Practice