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Unexplained iron deficiency in idiopathic and heritable pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Authors
  • Soon, Elaine
  • Treacy, Carmen M
  • Toshner, Mark R
  • MacKenzie-Ross, Robert
  • Manglam, Vijay
  • Busbridge, Mark
  • Sinclair-McGarvie, Mark
  • Arnold, Jayantha
  • Sheares, Karen K
  • Morrell, Nicholas W
  • Pepke-Zaba, Joanna
Type
Published Article
Journal
Thorax
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2011
Volume
66
Issue
4
Pages
326–332
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1136/thx.2010.147272
PMID: 21297151
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The prevalence of unexplained iron deficiency is significantly higher in idiopathic PAH than in CTEPH. This may be linked to interleukin-6.

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