Effects of commercial air travel on patients with pulmonary hypertension air travel and pulmonary hypertension.

BACKGROUND Limited data are available on the effects of air travel in patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH), despite their risk of physiologic compromise. We sought to quantify the incidence and severity of hypoxemia experienced by people with PH during commercial air travel. METHODS We recruited 34 participants for a prospective observational study… CONTINUE READING