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UPMC Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Program

For people with pulmonary hypertension — or PH — there is hope. Just 20 years ago, there weren’t many treatment options.

But today, UPMC offers a full range of therapies for PH and other diseases of the lungs. And we're always looking to develop new treatments for PH through collaboration and research.

Complete Pulmonary Hypertension Care

A joint program of the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, the UPMC Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Program provides:

What Sets Our Pulmonary Hypertension Program Apart?

  • We are the largest multidisciplinary program in the country.
  • We offer state-of-the art diagnostics including full cardiopulmonary exercise testing during right heart catheterization.
  • We offer full ranges of therapy, including oral, inhaled, intravenous and subcutaneous drug alternatives.
  • We offer multiple opportunities to participate in cutting-edge clinical research aimed at improving the diagnosis and treatment of PH.
  • We are affiliated with the UPMC Lung Transplant program, one of the largest in the U.S.
  • We offer pulmonary thromboendarterectomy, a potentially curative surgery for patients with CTEPH.

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