An epidemiological study of pulmonary arterial hypertension.

  title={An epidemiological study of pulmonary arterial hypertension.},
  author={Andrew John Peacock and Niamh F Murphy and John J V McMurray and Luis Caballero and Simon Stewart},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={30 1},
All hospitalisations for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in the Scottish population were examined to determine the epidemiological features of PAH. These data were compared with expert data from the Scottish Pulmonary Vascular Unit (SPVU). Using the linked Scottish Morbidity Record scheme, data from all adults aged 16-65 yrs admitted with PAH (idiopathic PAH, pulmonary hypertension associated with congenital heart abnormalities and pulmonary hypertension associated with connective tissue… CONTINUE READING
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