E. Koumakis, J. Wipff, A. Kahan, Y. Allanore
Paris Descartes University, Rheumatology Department A, Cochin Hospital, APHP, Paris, France. firstname.lastname@example.org
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We present the unusual cases of 2 systemic sclerosis patients with a history of liver transplant, who developed pulmonary hypertension in the course of their diseases. Sildenafil was the preferred pulmonary arterial hypertension drug because of its safety within this context. Clinical and functional responses were good, with a follow-up of more than 2 years.
PMID: 20576215 [PubMed]
Received: 12/01/2010 - Accepted : 20/04/2010 - In Press: 10/06/2010 - Published: 10/06/2010