什么是肺动脉高压?有哪些症状?

发生在肺部的高血压被称为肺动脉高压,这是一种严重影响患者运动能力的慢性病。如果不加治疗,最终可导致右心衰竭而死。症状为运动后气短,胸痛,头晕,疲劳,干咳,脚踝和下肢水肿。

Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure happened in the lungs. It is a chronic and life-changing disease that can lead to right heart failure if left untreated. Symptoms include: shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness, fatigue, dry cough, swollen ankles and legs.

哪些人会得肺动脉高压?

任何年龄,性别、民族的人都可能患上肺动脉高压。有以下情况的人则更容易患病:先天性心脏病、结缔组织病、睡眠呼吸暂停,HIV感染,肝脏疾病,以及服用含有芬氟拉明的减肥药等。

PH affects people of all ages, races and ethnic backgrounds. Although anyone can get PH, there are risk factors that make some people more susceptible, like congenital heart disease, connective tissue disease, sleep apnea, HIV infection, liver disease, or taking diet drug “fen phen”.

如何确诊肺动脉高压?

确诊肺动脉高压需要做一系列的检查,主要包括:血液检查、胸片、心电图、超声心动图、肺功能检查、六分钟步行试验、肺通气/灌注扫描、右心导管等。

You need to take a number of different tests to diagnose PH, including: Blood Tests, Chest X-Rays, ECG, Echocardiogram, Pulmonary Function Tests, 6MWT, V/Q Scan, Right-Heart Catheterization, etc.

哪些医院或科室可以看肺动脉高压?

建议到离你最近的肺动脉高压专业诊疗中心就诊。想了解您所在地区的专业医生,可以关注“爱稀客”微信公众号或者拨打患者热线400-7788-120进行咨询。

 We encouraged you to seek diagnosis and treatment from the nearest professional center. If you want to find a PH specialist in your area, please contact us through WeChat “iseekph” or call 400-7788-120.

肺动脉高压怎么治疗?

治疗方法主要包括:基础治疗、口服、吸入、静脉注射和皮下注射等方案。根据病情的严重程度,也可选择肺移植或心肺联合移植。更多关于治疗的信息,也可拨打患者热线400-7788-120进行咨询。

Treatments include conventional medical therapies and oral, inhaled, intravenous (into the vein) and subcutaneous (into the skin) options. Depending on the severity of PH, heart or lung transplant may also be an option. For more information, please call 400-7788-120.