Aerosolized prostacyclin and iloprost in severe pulmonary hypertension.

  title={Aerosolized prostacyclin and iloprost in severe pulmonary hypertension.},
  author={Horst Olschewski and Dieter Walmrath and Ralph Theo Schermuly and Ardeschir Hossein Ghofrani and Friedrich Grimminger and Werner Seeger},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={124 9},
OBJECTIVE To compare the effects of aerosolization of prostacyclin and its stable analog iloprost with those of nasal oxygen, inhaled nitric oxide, and intravenous prostacyclin on hemodynamics and gas exchange in patients with severe pulmonary hypertension. DESIGN Open uncontrolled trial. SETTING Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen Germany. PATIENTS 4… CONTINUE READING