Novel early life risk factors for adult pulmonary hypertension

PVRI Member Authors: Dr. Eric Austin, Dr. Tim Lahm

Abstract

The role of perinatal insults in the development of adult onset pulmonary hypertension (PH) is unclear. We surveyed patients with and without PH for a history of early life risk factors, and identified prematurity, oxygen use, and respiratory illness each as risk predictors for development of adult PH.

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Topics

Fetal and Neonatal Lung - Development-Function and Disease/BPD

Authors

Kara N. Goss, Eric D. Austin, Therese J. Battiola, Robert S. Tepper, Tim Lahm

Published in:

Pulmonary Circulation Vol 9: No 2 cover image

June 2019

Pulmonary Circulation Vol 9: No 2

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