Secondary pulmonary hypertension (sPH) may develop as a result of few systemic diseases as endocrine diseases, HIV infection, collagen diseases, liver and hematological disorders. In this review we discuss the role of systemic diseases in inducing PH starting from a pathological classification.
Keywords: endothelial nitric oxide synthase, calcitonin, copd, endothelin-1, vasoconstrictor, growth hormone, hiv, myeloid metaplasia
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Published on: 01 March, 2012
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