Riociguat treatment for portopulmonary hypertension: a subgroup analysis from the PATENT-1/-2 studies

PVRI Member Authors: Ardeschir Ghofrani, Marc Humbert, Michael Krowka

Abstract

In patients with portopulmonary hypertension (n = 13) included in the 12-week randomized placebo-controlled PATENT-1 trial, riociguat was well tolerated and improved 6-min walking distance (6MWD), World Health Organization functional class (WHO FC), and other efficacy parameters; 6MWD and WHO FC improvements were sustained over two years in the open-label extension, PATENT-2.

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Topics

Exercise
Pharmacology: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Authors

Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba, Michael Halank, John Mattson, Arno Fritsch

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Pulmonary Circulation Vol 8: No 2 cover image

June 2018

Pulmonary Circulation Vol 8: No 2

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