Pulmonary hypertension

pulmonary hypertension

(Science: cardiology) Abnormally elevated blood pressure within the pulmonary circuit (pulmonary artery).

pulmonary hypertension may be secondary to another disease process (vSD, aSD, severe COAD) or occur as a primary disease process known as primary pulmonary hypertension.

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