Zukunftspreis 2015: How Pulmonary Hypertension Develops

Shortness of breath and increasingly impaired function are typical in patients with pulmonary hypertension. They are often unable to climb even ten steps and simple daily tasks become insurmountable challenges. Frequently, the cause is a constriction of the pulmonary arteries. This reduces the amount of oxygen transported and results ultimately in oxygen deficiency. The lungs…

Pulmonary Hypertension with Dr. Saurahb Sheel

– [Announcer] Health Break is brought to you by Capital Regional Medical Center, the region’s fastest ER wait times. – Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the lungs and the right side of the heart. Dr. Saurabh Sheel says there are many causes of pulmonary hypertension, the most common of which is heart failure….

Duke Medicine Profiles: Sudarshan Rajagopal, MD, PhD

My name’s Sudarshan Rajagopal and I’m an adult cardiologist and I specialize in pulmonary hypertension. I’m a physician scientist, and around 75% of my time’s spent on basic science research, and 25% is clinical. My basic science research focuses on understanding how receptor signaling contributes to the development of pulmonary hypertension. And specifically, we’re interested…

Haylee York: Living with Joy

Since the day Haylee was born she’s made us smile every day. She always has something funny to say or does something funny just to light up the room. If you’re having a bad day she’ll make you smile. Haylee was with my father during one of his doctor’s appointments and the nurse practitioner had…