Pulmonary Hypertension Program

pulmonary hypertension program

Our Services

Diagnostic Services

UltrasoundOur diagnostic services include:

  • Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography
  • Comprehensive diagnostic radiology (V/Q, CT, MRI, angiography)
  • Comprehensive pulmonary function testing
  • Cardiac catheterization (with vasoreactivity and exercise testing)
  • Polysomnography
  • Coordinated referrals to cardiology, rheumatology, infectious disease, hepatology, and/or hematology

 

Therapeutic Services

Our therapeutic services include:

  • Oral, inhalational, subcutaneous and intravenous therapies
  • Patient/care giver support group
  • Educational materials
  • Dedicated pulmonary hypertension nurse
  • Dedicated pharmD
  • Access to clinical trials

 

Pulmonary Hypertension Conditions

Please consider our diagnostic and management services for any of the following pulmonary hypertension conditions:

  • Idiopathic (primary) pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Pulmonary hypertension associated with systemic disease
       •  Collagen vascular (rheumatologic) disease
       •  Portal hypertension/chronic liver disease
       •  HIV infection
       •  Hemoglobinopathies/ sickle cell anemia
       •  Sarcoidosis
  • Congenital systemic to pulmonary shunts
  • Pulmonary hypertension associated with drugs and toxins
  • Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease
  • Pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis
  • Associated with hypoxemia
       •  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease/ emphysema
       •  Interstitial lung disease (pulmonary fibrosis)
       •  Sleep-disordered breathing (sleep apnea)
       •  Alveolar hypoventilation disorders
  • Chronic thrombotic and/or embolic disease (pulmonary embolism)
  • Pulmonary hypertension of unknown etiology (cause)
 
 
 

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