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Systemic Sclerosis-associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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#1 Jeannie McClelland

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Posted 06 April 2010 - 06:26 AM

Systemic Sclerosis-associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a devastating vascular complication of a number of connective tissue diseases including systemic sclerosis (SSc) where it has a dramatic impact on the clinical course and overall survival and is the single most common cause of death in patients afflicted with this syndrome. Jerome Le Pavec. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2010, March. (Also see: PAH)

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