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Dramatic improvement in pulmonary hypertension with rapamycin.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20923803     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This is a report of a 61-year-old woman with improved pulmonary arterial hypertension following treatment with rapamycin for an islet cell tumor of the pancreas with liver metastases.
Authors:
Jeffrey D Wessler; Richard M Steingart; Gary K Schwartz; Ben-Gary Harvey; Wendy Schaffer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  138     ISSN:  1931-3543     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-06     Completed Date:  2010-10-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  991-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic / therapeutic use*
Electrocardiography
Female
Hemodynamics
Humans
Hypertension, Pulmonary / diagnosis,  drug therapy*
Liver Neoplasms / radiography,  secondary
Middle Aged
Pancreatic Neoplasms / drug therapy,  pathology,  radiography
Sirolimus / therapeutic use*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibiotics, Antineoplastic; 53123-88-9/Sirolimus

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