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Contents


Supplement Contents


Introduction 02 What is pulmonary hypertension? Michael J Segel


Investigations 05 Investigating the patient with pulmonary hypertension Benjamin D Fox


Differentiation 08 Differentiating PH: it’s not all PAH Harm Jan Bogaard and Anton Vonk Noordegraaf


Unmet needs 13 New therapies in PAH: a high medical need Dario Vizza


Quality of life 16 What endpoints are meaningful to patients’ QoL? Gabor Kovacs


PAH: treatment 19 Available treatments in PAH Naushad Hirani and Jason Weatherald


23 A new class of treatment in PAH: sCG stimulators Nika Skoro-Sajer


CTEPH 27 CTEPH: an introduction Andrew Hirsch


Treatment 32 CTEPH: medical treatment options and guidelines Catharina Belge


35 The first and only treatment approved for CTEPH Lisa M Mielniczuk


PE/CTEPH: link 38 Link between pulmonary embolism and CTEPH George Giannakoulas


Editor, Secondary Care Andrea Porter


Commissioning Editor Annabel DeCoster


Features Editor Andrew McCulloch


Art Director Evelyn Bercott


Head of Business Development Neil Morris


Managing Director Alex Beaumont


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