prognosis

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Primary pulmonary hypertension is progressive and usually fatal disorder.

Mean survival without treatment is about 2.8 years from diagnosis (1).

The terminal event is often a fatal arrhythmia in a patient with a low cardiac output.

Reference:

  1. BHF Factfile (1/2003).Pulmonary Hypertension.

Last reviewed 01/2018