Definition of Hypertension, pulmonary

Hypertension, pulmonary: High blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries. This elevated blood pressure can lead to severe shortness of breath and death. Lung transplantation is considered in severe cases that are unresponsive to treatments.


Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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