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Current Therapeutic Approaches for Adults With WHO Group 1 Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

“We suggest that, whenever possible, all PAH patients be evaluated promptly at a center with expertise in the diagnosis of PAH, ideally before the initiation of therapy.”(Ungraded consensus-based statement7) “We suggest also that contributing causes of PH (eg, sleep apnea and systemic hypertension) in patients with PAH be treated aggressively.”(Ungraded consensus-based statement7) “We suggest collaborative…

Biologic Therapy for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis: Building the Therapeutic Armamentarium

Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA), formerly known as Churg-Strauss syndrome, has now drawn attention with the publication of results from several clinical trials. The main targets of eosinophilic inflammation — interleukin (IL)-5 and T-helper-2 cells — cause a constellation of symptoms including asthma, sinusitis, eosinophilia, and necrotizing vasculitis.1,2 For years, oral glucocorticoids were considered first-line…

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