Pulmonary arterial hypertension related to connective tissue disease: a review.

@article{Ahmed2014PulmonaryAH,
  title={Pulmonary arterial hypertension related to connective tissue disease: a review.},
  author={Saman Said Taha Said Ahmed and Harold I. Palevsky},
  journal={Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America},
  year={2014},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={103-24}
}
PAH associated with connective tissue diseases is associated with significant functional impairment and morbidity, and carries with it a poor prognosis. The mortality is as high as 10% to 15% in the first year after diagnosis; making it a devastating disease. The availability of ever-increasing numbers of treatment options in the recent era have improved… CONTINUE READING