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GUIDELINES
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 74-78

Saudi Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension: General management for pulmonary hypertension


1 Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Prince Sultan Medical Military City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Correspondence Address:
Majdy M Idrees
MD, FCCP, Pulmonary Medicine, Prince Sultan Medical Military City, P. O. Box 7897 (C 110), Riyadh 11159
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1737.134041

PMID: 25077001

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Treatment of pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients is challenging and should only be initiated after a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation. Such treatment should ideally be done in specialized centers with full capability for hemodynamic measurements, having access to a broad range of PAH therapies, and adequate experience in the management of critically ill patients. The following discussion is intended to review the general measures and the non-specific (supportive) therapy used in managing PH patients, while the specific therapy will be discussed in a subsequent different article.


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