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Bosentan Improves Skin Perfusion of Hands in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension


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#1 Jeannie McClelland

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Posted 24 March 2011 - 09:03 AM

Bosentan Improves Skin Perfusion of Hands in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.

Bosentan improved skin perfusion in SSc patients with PAH, although it did not ameliorate symptoms of Raynaud’s phenomenon. Skin blood perfusion increased in SSc patients with PAH, particularly in the skin region distal to the proximal interphalangeal joint, and in patients with the early/active capillaroscopic pattern. Edoardo Rosata. J Rheumatol December 2010 37(12):2531-2539. (Also see: Bosentan and Skin Involvement)

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