Nitric oxide and other novel therapies for pulmonary hypertension.

@article{Napoli2004NitricOA,
  title={Nitric oxide and other novel therapies for pulmonary hypertension.},
  author={Claudio Napoli and Joseph Loscalzo},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology and therapeutics},
  year={2004},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={1-8}
}
Pulmonary hypertension is an uncommon, yet devastating, syndrome with a complex underlying pathobiology. Hypoxia, inflammation, and increased shear stress appear to be the primary pathogenic events; however, mechanisms by which these processes lead to pulmonary hypertension remain incompletely understood. The ultimate increase in pulmonary vascular… CONTINUE READING