Aerosolized prostacyclins.

  title={Aerosolized prostacyclins.},
  author={Mark S Siobal},
  journal={Respiratory care},
  volume={49 6},
Two prostacyclins (prostaglandin E(1) and prostaglandin I(2)) are potent vasodilators. Aerosolized prostacyclins reduce pulmonary artery pressure, improve right heart function, and increase arterial oxygenation by improving ventilation/perfusion matching. This report describes aerosolized prostacyclins and compares them to inhaled nitric oxide. I review the… CONTINUE READING