Long-term treatment with high-dose of sildenafil in a thalassemic patient with pulmonary hypertension

Submitted: December 1, 2015
Accepted: December 1, 2015
Published: December 1, 2015
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We report a case of a 37-years-old man, affected by thalassemia major, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, chronic HCV-hepatitis, diabetes mellitus, severe osteoporosis, prior septic pulmonary embolism and pulmonary artery hypertension was performed a long-term treatment with highdose of sildenafil (120 mg/die) with reduction of pulmonary arterial systolic pressure and of the dyspnea.

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Correale, Michele, Fiorella De Rosa, Riccardo Ieva, Matteo Di Biase, and Natale Daniele Brunetti. 2015. “Long-Term Treatment With High-Dose of Sildenafil in a Thalassemic Patient With Pulmonary Hypertension”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 78 (2). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2012.131.