Treatment of pulmonary hypertension secondary to connective tissue diseases.

@article{Sanchez1999TreatmentOP,
  title={Treatment of pulmonary hypertension secondary to connective tissue diseases.},
  author={Olivier Sanchez and Marc Humbert and Olivier Sitbon and G{\'e}rald Simonneau},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1999},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={273-7}
}
Pulmonary hypertension has been identified as one of the well known life threatening complications of connective tissue diseases. In patients with connective tissue diseases pulmonary hypertension occurs with little or no evidence of parenchymal lung disease. As in primary pulmonary hypertension, the pathophysiology is unknown but the clinical course and pathological findings are similar. Scleroderma, particularly in its CREST variant (calcinosis, Raynaud’s phenomenon, oesophageal dysmotility… CONTINUE READING

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