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Pulmonary Hypertension Treatment and Research

February 3, 2010

Mayo Clinic Cardiologist Robert Frantz, M.D., first discusses pulmonary hypertension, including diagnosis and related conditions. He then discusses treatment of and research advances in pulmonary hypertension. High blood pressure (hypertension) is a common condition that occurs when blood travels through the body's arteries at a pressure that is too high to maintain good health. Pulmonary hypertension is an uncommon type of high blood pressure, affecting mainly the arteries in the lungs.