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Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is a condition of abnormally high pressure within the lungs or respiratory system. This pressure can eventually lead to progressive heart failure.

Last Revised: January 10, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Jeffrey S. Ginsberg, MD - Hematology

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