Current approach to the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension and our experience in the Cardiology Department of Medicine Faculty of Ege University [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2009; 37(8): 580-590

Current approach to the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension and our experience in the Cardiology Department of Medicine Faculty of Ege University

Meral Kayıkçıoğlu, Hakan Kültürsay
Department Of Cardiolgy, Ege University Medical School, İzmir, Turkey

Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a progressive disease marked by increased pulmonary artery resistance leading to right heart failure and has very high mortality. Survival rates have somewhat improved in recent years due to the development of new drugs and early diagnosis. This review aims to summarize the current therapeutic approach to pulmonary arterial hypertension and share our experience at our center.

Keywords: Hypertension, pulmonary/drug therapy, pulmonary artery.

How to cite this article
Meral Kayıkçıoğlu, Hakan Kültürsay. Current approach to the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension and our experience in the Cardiology Department of Medicine Faculty of Ege University. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2009; 37(8): 580-590

Corresponding Author: Meral Kayıkçıoğlu, Türkiye
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