Long-term treatment with Adempas (riociguat) can reduce right heart size and improve the heart’s pumping function in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension(CTEPH), results from a retrospective study suggest. The study, “Right ventricular size and function under riociguat in pulmonary arterial hypertension and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (the RIVER study),” was published at the journal Respiratory Research. Both […]

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In March of 2011, Craig Lewis, 55, was dying from a heart condition that caused build-ups of abnormal proteins, and not even a pacemaker could help save his life. But two doctors from the Texas Heart Institute proposed a revolutionary new solution – install a ‘continuous flow’ device that would allow blood to circulate his […]

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Yea, we know in Naija that PH stands for Port Harcourt. Do you know? #PH also stands for Pulmonary Hypertension. Wetin be pulmonary Hypertension? Pulmonary Hypertension is a rare chronic illness that affects the lungs and heart. It is associated with high blood pressure in the arteries (pulmonary arteries) that supply blood from the heart to the […]

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