Christopher J Valerio

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Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a progressive disease with poor survival outcomes. Bosentan is an oral endothelin-1 receptor antagonist (ERA) that has been shown in a large randomized placebo-controlled trial (BREATHE-1) to be effective at improving exercise tolerance in patients with PAH in functional class III and IV. Further studies have been(More)
OBJECTIVES To report outcomes in patients with CTD-pulmonary arterial hypertension (CTD-PAH) in an observational cohort treated with bosentan or sitaxentan and determine whether differences would justify a randomized, controlled multicentre study in this subpopulation. METHODS Patients with CTD-PAH, diagnosed by right-heart catheter studies, were assigned(More)
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