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Pulmonary Hypertension

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We understand that you may have a lot of questions when your child is diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension. What is it? Is it serious? What are the treatments? Will my child need to be hospitalized?

To understand pulmonary hypertension, it’s good to first know how the respiratory and circulatory systems work together. Keep in mind that the left and right sides of the heart have essentially different jobs. When you inhale, you breathe oxygen into your lungs. That oxygen is...

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