Review of Latest Publications: Review of the Latest Published Research Summaries and commentaries from the section editors and invited reviewers present a clinical context for pracitioners' application of the latest published research relevant to the care of patients with pulmonary hypertension. In this issue, Nick Kim, MD, discusses the implications for screening for PH in patients with systemic sclerosis.
An Update on Therapies for Pediatric Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 2011 The number of approved therapies for pulmonary hypertension continues to increase. This article reviews the literature related to pediatric use of these thereapies from the past 5 years. The evidence-based algorithm for pulmonary hypertension treatment in adults is discussed with respect to children.
Clinical Trials Update: The Clinical Trials Update highlights new and ongoing research trials that are evaluating therapies for PAH. In this issue, Fernando Torres, MD, provides an update on oral prostacyclin trials.