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General approach to the management of PAH 

General approach to the management of PAH
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General approach to the management of PAH
Author(s):

Clive Handler

and Gerry Coghlan

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199572564.003.031
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date: 22 October 2019

Introduction 198

Supportive measures 202

Contraception in PAH 203

Risks of pregnancy and contraception 204

Lifestyle issues 206

Elective surgery in patients with PAH 207

Management of arrhythmias 208

PAH is incurable. The aims of treatment are to:

Improve symptoms, quality of life, haemodynamics, and heart failure....

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