Journal of Marine Medical Society

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 9--14

Review of advances in management of pulmonary hypertension


Manjit Sharad Tendolkar1, Rahul Tyagi1, R Ananthakrishnan2, Ajay Handa1 
1 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, INHS Asvini, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Cardiology, INHS Asvini, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Surg Lt Cdr Manjit Sharad Tendolkar
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, INHS Asvini, Mumbai, Maharashtra
India

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is characterized by an increased pulmonary artery pressure with subsequent increase in morbidity and mortality. Epidemiologically, one of the common causes of PH among serving soldier is chronic thromboembolic PH. There have been recent reports of PH among divers. There has been a lot of advancement in the management of PH in recent times. We review the management of this condition with special emphasis on recent advances.


How to cite this article:
Tendolkar MS, Tyagi R, Ananthakrishnan R, Handa A. Review of advances in management of pulmonary hypertension.J Mar Med Soc 2019;21:9-14


How to cite this URL:
Tendolkar MS, Tyagi R, Ananthakrishnan R, Handa A. Review of advances in management of pulmonary hypertension. J Mar Med Soc [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 Jul 19 ];21:9-14
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