Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
A rare complication of acute pulmonary embolism (PE) either symptomatic or not that is characterized by fibrotic intravascular material occlusion of pulmonary arteries in combination with a secondary microvasculopathy of vessels less than 500 µm. The consequence is an increase in pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) and progressive right heart failure.
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NGO Association of patients with Pulmonary Hypertension
Mission - to protect the rights of people with rare diseases - pulmonary hypertension, to defend their right to treatment, timely diagnosis and social protection.
Hellenic Community for Pulmonary Hypertension
The " Hellenic Community for Pulmonary Hypertension " is a non-profit organisation, of a voluntary nature, which began its work at the end of 2012 by the sufferers themselves and their caregivers, with the main objective of recognising, consolidating and updating all issues surrounding this unknown disease to the general public.Representation of the PH sufferers of the Greek & Cypriot territory.
Cardiac Community Advocacy and Support Initative
To advocate for, raise awareness about, and support people living with cardiovascular diseases, with a focus on the rare disease pulmonary hypertension.
Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada
To empower the Canadian pulmonary hypertension community through support, education, advocacy, awareness, and research.
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