Pulmonary hypertension in chronic kidney disease

04/2/2013 | American Journal of Kidney Diseases

Pulmonary hypertension is common and associated with morbidity and mortality. In people with chronic kidney disease (CKD), pulmonary hypertension is not confined to those with connective tissue and systemic diseases, and kidney disease itself can be a trigger for the development of pulmonary hypertension. The authors review the clinical epidemiology of pulmonary hypertension in CKD patients, using the World Health Organization criteria as a framework for classifying the disease as well as the relationship between pulmonary hypertension and CKD.

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