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Pulmonary Hypertension, Secondary


Synonyms of Pulmonary Hypertension, Secondary
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Secondary

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Secondary pulmonary hypertension is a disorder of the blood vessels in the lungs. It usually is the result of other lung diseases or related diseases in other organs. Affected individuals have high blood pressure (hypertension) of the main artery of the lungs (pulmonary artery). The disorder is characterized by breathing difficulties, especially after exertion.

    Organizations related to Pulmonary Hypertension, Secondary
    • American Heart Association
      National Center
      Dallas TX 75231-4596
      Phone #: 214-373-6300
      800 #: 800-242-8721
      e-mail: inquire@heart.org
      Home page: http://www.americanheart.org
    • American Lung Association
      61 Broadway, 6th Floor
      New York NY 10006
      Phone #: 212-315-8700
      800 #: 800-586-4872
      e-mail: N/A
      Home page: http://www.lungusa.org
    • International Scleroderma Network
      7455 France Ave So #266
      Edina MN 55435
      Phone #: 952-831-3091
      800 #: 800-564-7099
      e-mail: site-inquiries@sclero.org
      Home page: http://www.sclero.org
    • Madisons Foundation
      PO Box 241956
      Los Angeles CA 90024
      Phone #: 310-264-0826
      800 #: N/A
      e-mail: getinfo@madisonsfoundation.org
      Home page: http://www.madisonsfoundation.org
    • NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Information Center
      P.O. Box 30105
      Bethesda MD 20824-0105
      Phone #: 301-592-8573
      800 #: --
      e-mail: nhlbiinfo@rover.nhlbi.nih.gov
      Home page: N/A
    • Pulmonary Hypertension Association
      801 Roeder Rd.
      Silver Spring MD 20910
      Phone #: 301-565-3004
      800 #: 800-748-7274
      e-mail: info@phassociation.org
      Home page: http://www.phassociation.org
    • UCSF Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic
      400 Parnassus Ave.
      San Francisco CA 94143
      Phone #: 415-353-2873
      800 #: N/A
      e-mail: N/A
      Home page: http://www.ucsfhealth.org/adult/medical_services/heart_care/hypertension/index.html



    For a Complete Report

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