High prevalence of pulmonary hypertension in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.

@article{Sopea2013HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of pulmonary hypertension in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.},
  author={Bernardo Sope{\~n}a and M A Teresa P{\'e}rez-Rodr{\'i}guez and Daniel Sales Portela and Alberto Rivera and Mayka Freire and C{\'e}sar Mart{\'i}nez-V{\'a}zquez},
  journal={European journal of internal medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={e30-4}
}
OBJECTIVE Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is a vascular disorder causing mucocutaneous telangiectases and visceral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is considered an uncommon complication of HHT whose impact on the survival of these patients is currently unknown. METHODS From January 1995 to December 2008, 29 hospitalized patients with definite HHT were included and followed until January 2011. Data on demographics, clinical symptoms and survival were… CONTINUE READING
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