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Sustained long-term benefit of sildenafil in primary pulmonary hypertension.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17375892     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Primary pulmonary hypertension is a rare disease with an ominous prognosis for which new therapeutic options are being developed. Recently, there have been case reports indicating that sildenafil may be of benefit in short- to midterm follow-up. However, long-term clinical data of sildenafil in primary pulmonary hypertensive patients is lacking. We report a patient with primary pulmonary hypertension treated with sildenafil 200 mg/day for 50 months with a sustained clinical response.
Tamer Sayin; Metin Ozenci
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta cardiologica     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0001-5385     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Cardiol     Publication Date:  2007 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-22     Completed Date:  2007-04-24     Revised Date:  2009-06-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370570     Medline TA:  Acta Cardiol     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  47-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Ankara University, Department of Cardiology, Heart Center, Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Hypertension, Pulmonary / drug therapy*
Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors / therapeutic use*
Piperazines / therapeutic use*
Purines / therapeutic use
Sulfones / therapeutic use*
Time Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors; 0/Piperazines; 0/Purines; 0/Sulfones; 139755-83-2/sildenafil

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