Is early diagnosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension possible in inflammatory rheumatic diseases? Experience from a single center in Turkey


AKDOĞAN A., OKUTUCU S., KILIÇ L., Kaya B., EVRANOS B., AYTEMİR K., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.2, no.1, pp.1-4, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/eurjrheumatol.2015.0040
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-4

Abstract

Objective: Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a devastating complication of inflammatory rheumatic diseases. The aim of this study was to determine the role of screening for the early diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension (PH) in inflammatory rheumatic diseases.