Primary pulmonary hypertension

Primary Pulmonary Hypertension

Introduction Primary Pulmonary Artery Hypertension or Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH) is a rare disease characterized by elevated pulmonary artery pressure with no apparent cause. PPHTN is also termed WHO Group I pulmonary hypertension (PH), precapillary pulmonary hypertension, and, previously, primary pulmonary hypertension. Untreated, IPAH leads to right-sided heart failure and left heart failure and […]

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