Definitions for "Pulmonary Hypertension"
Pulmonary Hypertension is high blood pressure of the pulmonary arteries.
an inability of the blood vessels of the lungs to relax and open up normally after birth. Poor circulation through the lungs and poor oxygenation of the blood result. Respiratory therapy and inhaled or IV drugs may be used to relax the lungs' constricted vessels to help treat this condition.
Elevated pulmonary arterial pressure. A common method to define the severity of pulmonary hypertension is the pulmonary/aortic systolic pressure ratio: Severity Ratio mild0.3, 0.6 moderate0.6, 0.9 severe0.9 (Eisenmenger syndrome).