What are the complications of idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH)?

Updated: Jul 08, 2020
  • Author: Ronald J Oudiz, MD, FACP, FACC, FCCP; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Complications of IPAH include the following:

  • Advanced right-sided heart failure with hepatic congestion

  • Pedal edema

  • Pleural effusions

  • Ascites

  • Worsening dyspnea upon exertion


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