Pulmonary hypertension

Definition: systolic PAP >35 mmHg or mean PAP >25 mmHg, clinically if systolic PAP:systolic BP <0.5 WHO Classification I. Pulmonary arterial hypertension I.1 Idiopathic I.2 Familial I.3 Associated with collagen vascular disease, portal hypertension, HIV, drugs & toxins, congenital systemic-pulmonary shunts, others I.4 Persistent PHT in the Newborn I.5 Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease II. Pulmonary hypertension w/…