Sildenafil improves clinical and functional status of an elderly postmenopausal female with ‘out of proportion’ PH associated with left heart disease

https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2013.23

Authors

  • Michele Correale | opsfco@tin.it Department of Cardiology, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy.
  • Antonio Totaro Department of Cardiology, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy.
  • Armando Ferraretti Department of Cardiology, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy.
  • Matteo Di Biase Department of Cardiology, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy.
  • Natale Daniele Brunetti Department of Cardiology, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy.

Abstract

We report a case of an elderly woman with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and pulmonary hypertension (HFpEF-PH), refractory to conventional therapy for left heart failure and successfully treated by sildenafil.

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Published
2013-12-30
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Keywords:
Sildenafil, pulmonary hypertension, left heart failure, diastolic heart failure.
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Correale, Michele, Antonio Totaro, Armando Ferraretti, Matteo Di Biase, and Natale Daniele Brunetti. 2013. “Sildenafil Improves Clinical and Functional Status of an Elderly Postmenopausal Female With ‘out of proportion’ PH Associated With Left Heart Disease”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 80 (4). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2013.23.

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