Bosentan for patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.

@article{Vassallo2009BosentanFP,
  title={Bosentan for patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.},
  author={Fabio Giuseppe Vassallo and Metka Kodric and Cleante Scarduelli and Sergio Harari and Alfredo Potena and Angelo Scarda and Marco Piattella and Roberto Cassandro and Marco Confalonieri},
  journal={European journal of internal medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={24-9}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a progressive disease leading to worsening functional status and reduced survival for those patients who cannot undergo pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA). Pharmacotherapy with novel drugs for pulmonary hypertension may be useful in treating patients who are poor candidates for surgery, but there are still few clinical data on medical therapy for CTEPH. The aim of this prospective open-label, multicenter, study is to compare the… CONTINUE READING
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