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A Comprehensive Review: The Evolution of Animal Models in Pulmonary Hypertension Research; Are We there Yet?
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a disorder that develops as a result of remodeling of the pulmonary vasculature and is characterized by narrowing/obliteration of small pulmonary arteries, leading toExpand
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Schistosomiasis-induced experimental pulmonary hypertension: role of interleukin-13 signaling.
The mechanisms underlying schistosomiasis-induced pulmonary hypertension (PH), one of the most common causes of PH worldwide, remain unclear. We sought to determine whether Schistosoma mansoni causesExpand
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International cooperation to promote advances in medicine
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Saudi guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension: 2014 updates
The Saudi Association for Pulmonary Hypertension (previously called Saudi Advisory Group for Pulmonary Hypertension) has published the first Saudi Guidelines on Diagnosis and Treatment of PulmonaryExpand
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Saudi Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension: Schistosomiasis and pulmonary arterial hypertension
Schistosomiasis is caused by infection with the parasite Schistosoma, which is a flat-worm or fluke. The dominant species are Schistosoma mansoni, Schistosoma japonicum, and Schistosoma haematobium.Expand
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The Global Challenge of Pulmonary Vascular Diseases and its Forgotten Impact in the Developing World
THE SITUATION: AN OVERVIEW Pulmonary vascular diseases (PVDs) are a heterogeneous family of ailments. They include conditions such as pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), pulmonary venousExpand
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Th2 CD4+ T Cells Are Necessary and Sufficient for Schistosoma‐Pulmonary Hypertension
Background Inflammation underlies many forms of pulmonary hypertension (PH), including that resulting from Schistosoma infection, a major cause of PH worldwide. Schistosomiasis‐associated PH isExpand
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Pulmonary hypertension: From an orphan disease to a global epidemic
[No abstract. Showing first paragraph of article] Pulmonary hypertension is a progressive disease characterized by an elevation of  pulmonary artery pressure and pulmonary vascular resistance,Expand
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Pulmonary hypertension in the developing world: Local registries, challenges, and ways to move forward
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a disease that can only be appropriately managed  in the ‘rich’ developed countries, as both diagnostic and therapeutic interventions are extremely expensive andExpand
The world of pulmonary vascular disease
We ran a PubMed search for PVD researchers and found that, of all the authors of published articles on PVD, 90.3% were from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Japan,Expand