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From Medscape Education Cardiology

Managing Patients with PAH


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A 60-year-old woman diagnosed with PAH returns for a routine follow-up. Her current examination results include the following: 6-min walking distance (6MWD) of 400 m, N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) 400 ng/mL, right atrial pressure (RAP) 9 mm Hg, and cardiac index (CI) 2.4 mL/min/m2.