Long-term inhaled iloprost use in children with pulmonary arterial hypertension.

  title={Long-term inhaled iloprost use in children with pulmonary arterial hypertension.},
  author={Dursun Alehan and Işıl Yıldırım and Murat Sahin and S{\"u}heyla Ozkutlu and Sema Ozer and Tevfik Karag{\"o}z},
  journal={Cardiology in the young},
  volume={22 4},
BACKGROUND We performed a retrospective analysis of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension receiving inhaled iloprost in a single centre to evaluate long-term tolerability, safety, and efficacy of chronic inhaled iloprost therapy in children. METHODS A total of 20 patients with either idiopathic or associated pulmonary arterial hypertension were treated with iloprost between April, 2003 and January, 2010. The median age and weight of the patients were 3.8 years--ranging from 4 months… CONTINUE READING
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