Management of dyspnea in advanced pulmonary arterial hypertension

Dimitar Sajkov, Nikolai Petrovsky, Paolo Palange

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    Establishing the cause and clinical severity of pulmonary hypertension is critical for management. The pathophysiology of dyspnea in PAH is complex and related to pulmonary vascular resistance. Although disease-specific treatments are now available, a cure for PAH remains elusive and trials of combination treatments to improve symptoms and outcomes are ongoing.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)76-84
    Number of pages9
    JournalCurrent Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010


    • Dyspnea
    • Exercise tolerance
    • Palliative care
    • Pulmonary arteries
    • Pulmonary hypertension


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