IVI epoprostenol as salvage therapy in pulmonary arterial hypertension: An Australian perspective

Matthew R Salamonsen, Dominic Keating, Helen Whitford, Michael Bailey, T Miller, C Manterfield, Trevor John Williams

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Abstract

IVI epoprostenol is the only therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) with a randomized controlled trial demonstrating improved survival, when used as first-line monotherapy. In Australia it is used as salvage therapy for those failing treatment with other targeted therapies or presenting in World Health Organization functional class (FC) IV.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)245 - 251
Number of pages7
JournalInternal Medicine Journal
Volume41
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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