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Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you
User :   Dear Sir, my mother is having severe pulmonary artery hypertension, and I am not getting the proper way to proceed with the treatment
Doctor :   Since when she has this
User :   She is having this problem from the past 5 years. We had, but now the doctors are telling that there is no cure for this. We have now shown for her
Doctor :   oK
User :   Their the doctors are prescribing one medicine called Bosentan, which will be available and it is very very costly

Doctor :   what was the couse of the pul htn told
User :   They are telling it is primary pulmonary hypertension,
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What about the heart fucntioning
Doctor :   is she in failure
Doctor :   any time
User :   No at this it is not, but the pressure is increasing gradually.

Doctor :   o9k
Doctor :   Can you read out the diagnosis after the recent admission in the hospital;
User :   the diagnosis is severe PAH. She is on medicines on Amlong, Amlodipine, Sildenafil citrate, and lasix
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I wanted the exact diagnosis about the status of heart function too
Doctor :   that will be written on the discharge summary
Doctor :   about the right heart and the left heart
Doctor :   Do you have the pul Htn in the families
User :   No sir.
Doctor :   ok
User :   Sir, if u give me ur contact number I will give a call for u. One more question, have you come across with this type of problem with any of the patient
Doctor :   it is mainly genetic
Doctor :   and often found
Doctor :   The cause is not correctly known for primary pul HTN
Doctor :   yoiu can call 080-0000
Doctor :   sorry 080-0000
Doctor :   the first one is wrong
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say when done. and say when done.
Doctor :   are you there
User :   Yes sir, my brother is dialling your number to reach you because he is having the discharge summary with him
User :   your name?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   no problem
Doctor :   you can call
Doctor :   Ok then bye

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