Reduced exercise capacity and stress-induced pulmonary hypertension in patients with scleroderma.

@article{Alkotob2006ReducedEC,
  title={Reduced exercise capacity and stress-induced pulmonary hypertension in patients with scleroderma.},
  author={M Luay Alkotob and Peyman Soltani and Mohammad A Sheatt and Manny C. Katsetos and Naomi Rothfield and William D. Hager and Raymond J Foley and David I. Silverman},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2006},
  volume={130 1},
  pages={176-81}
}
OBJECTIVES We sought to determine the incidence of stress-induced pulmonary artery (PA) systolic hypertension in a referral population of patients with scleroderma, and to examine the relation between stress-induced pulmonary systolic hypertension and exercise capacity in this population. BACKGROUND Early detection of patients with scleroderma at risk for pulmonary hypertension (PHTN) could lead to more timely intervention and thus reduce morbidity and improve mortality. The change in PA… CONTINUE READING

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