Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Scleroderma


In this video from the Scleroderma Foundation, learn more about pulmonary arterial hypertension and scleroderma by Aryeh Fischer, M.D.

Learn more about an algorithm that helps detect pulmonary hypertension in systemic sclerosis patients.

Pulmonary arterial hypertension can be a serious complication of scleroderma.

Last year, a review study suggested that borderline pulmonary pressure in patients with scleroderma can represent a condition of pre-pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). 

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