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Pulmonary Hypertension

Life Expectancy

07/27/2010

Question:

In general, what is the life expectancy?

Answer:

Life expectancy in pulmonary hypertension depends on the functional class of the patient, what the cause of pulmonary hypertension is and how one responds to treatment. You may want to discuss your individual case with your physician. 

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Response by:

Namita   Sood, MD, FCCP Namita Sood, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University