TITLE

Right ventricular reverse remodelling after sildenafil in pulmonary arterial hypertension

AUTHOR(S)
Van Wolferen, S. A.; Boonsfra, A.; Marcus, J. T.; Marques, K. M. J.; Bronzwaer, J. G. F.; Postmus, P. E.; Vonk-Noordegraaf, A.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Heart;Dec2006, Vol. 92 Issue 12, p1860
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the addition of sildenafil reverses right ventricular (RV) modeling in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension treated with bosentan. Side effects associated with the addition of the drug include headache, heartburn and epistaxis. RV mass has reduced significantly after the addition of sildenafil. This drug reverses RV dilatation and hypertrophy in patients already receiving treatment.
ACCESSION #
23356412

 

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