Treatment of group I pulmonary arterial hypertension with carvedilol is safe.

@article{Grinnan2014TreatmentOG,
  title={Treatment of group I pulmonary arterial hypertension with carvedilol is safe.},
  author={Daniel Grinnan and Harm Jan Bogaard and John Dallas Grizzard and Benjamin W Van Tassell and Antonio Abbate and Christine T DeWilde and Anna G Priday and Norbert Felix Voelkel},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={189 12},
  pages={1562-4}
}
The principal treatment strategy for patients with pulmonary artery hypertension (PAH) is the use of medications targeting the pulmonary vasculature (1, 2). Despite several classes of available therapy for the treatment of PAH, some of which can improve cardiac function, patients continue to die of right heart failure (RHF) (3) and additional therapies are needed. We have previously proposed that the dysfunctional right ventricle (RV) should be a treatment target in patients with PAH (3, 4). b… CONTINUE READING