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ACE inhibitors


ACE is an acronym for Angiotensin Converting Enzyme. ACE inhibitors are blood pressure medications that are prescribed by your doctor to treat systemic hypertension. Some examples of ACE inhibitors include Accupril®, lisinopril, and captopril. ACE inhibitors are not part of specific PAH therapy, they are used for systemic (“regular”) hypertension a [..]
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ACE Inhibitors


ACE is an acronym for Angiotensin Converting Enzyme. ACE inhibitors are blood pressure medications that are prescribed by your doctor to treat systemic hypertension. Some examples of ACE inhibitors include Accupril®, lisinopril, and captopril. ACE inhibitors are not part of specific PAH therapy, they are used for systemic (“regular”) hypertension a [..]
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Acute vasodilator challenge


During a right heart catheterization
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Ambrisentan


An FDA-approved oral treatment for PAH. Ambrisentan is the chemical name for Letairis®
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angina


Chest pain or pressure; angina usually results from not enough blood or oxygen getting to the heart muscle. Typically, angina occurs in patients with coronary artery disease, but it can affect patients with many different types of heart disease including pulmonary arterial hypertension.
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Angiogram


A type of catheterization that uses dye injected into the blood vessels to accurately evaluate whether or not the blood vessels are narrowed. Can be done for any vessel of the body.
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arginine


An essential amino acid (protein building block of our bodies). Arginine is theorized to help open up pulmonary arteries
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Arterial Blood Gas


A blood test where blood is taken from an artery to measures the levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide. It is used to determine how well your lungs are working.
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Arterial blood gas


A blood test where blood is taken from an artery to measures the levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide. It is used to determine how well your lungs are working.
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Associated pulmonary arterial hypertension


Pulmonary hypertension that occurs alongside another disease or condition, such as scleroderma
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