New Delhi: Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a lung disorder in which the arteries that carry blood from the heart to the lungs become narrowed, making it difficult for blood to flow through the vessels. As a result, the blood pressure in these arteries — called pulmonary arteries — rises far

Of the 5 different types of pulmonary hypertension (PH), chronic thromboembolic PH (CTEPH) is classified as group 4 PH by the World Health Organization. The other types are pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) due to left heart disease, PH due to lung disease, and PH with unclear or multifactorial mechanisms (groups

While international recommendations suggest 3–5 minutes of rest needed before blood pressure (BP) measurement, a cross-sectional bicentric study determined 25 minutes is the minimal resting time to obtain a stable systolic blood pressure (SBP), according to a study published in Scientific Reports. About one third of American adults are diagnosed