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Thursday, July 2, 2015
Smoking a Cause of pulmonary hypertension?
Is there any clinical evidence that smocking might be a contributing cause to Pulmonary Hypertension?
No, there is no evidence that smoking causes idiopathic pulmonary artery hypertension.
Namita Sood, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University