Doctors for Primary Pulmonary Hypertension in Bammapur oni, Hubli-Dharwad
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PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension is a type of high blood pressure affecting the arteries in the lungs and the heart. The symptoms are:
• shortness of breath,
• difficulty breathing with exertion,
• rapid breathing,
• Rapid heart rate.
HOW IS PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis is done a general physician who would conduct tests like Pulmonary angiography, Cardiac catheterization and various other blood tests to check for these signs.
HOW IS PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION TREATED?
Treatment for IPAH includes the use of Calcium channel blocker therapy that enhances the quality of life. Alongside this, Vasodilator therapy is also implemented for extreme cases. Procedures like Transplantation and septostomy help in the same to.
DID YOU KNOW?
The prognosis and life expectancy for a person with pulmonary hypertension is improving as newer treatment options become available.