Pulmonary hypertension can be a life-threatening condition if untreated. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is often characterized by a progressive and sustained increase in pulmonary vascular resistance that eventually may lead to right ventricular failure. Therapy is targeted at the underlying cause and its effects on the cardiovascular system, with success rates varying according to the etiology. Are you familiar with key aspects of presentation, as well as best practices for workup and treatment? Test your knowledge of PAH with this short quiz.
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Cite this: Zab Mosenifar. Fast Five Quiz: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension - Medscape - Jun 14, 2019.