Pulmonary hypertension is known as the high blood pressure that affects the blood vessels of the lungs and the right side of your heart. It either develops on its own or can stem from several diseases and chronic conditions.
Pulmonary hypertension is a serious condition that tends to get worse with time, even fatal if timely intervention is not done. It is important for people with pulmonary hypertension to get appropriate care to treat their symptoms and prolong their life.
Comprehensive care is provided by a multidisciplinary team of pulmonary hypertension specialists at the Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Navi Mumbai. Doctors look for second opinions from other colleagues when planning the most appropriate treatment for your condition, ensuring that you are safe and will benefit from the treatment as much as possible. If care for associated conditions is needed, the doctors collaborate with specialists from other departments to ensure integrated care.
Your treatment plan may involve complex medical therapies such as a combination of oral medications, inhaled medications and those delivered through continuous intravenous (IV) route. Throughout your care at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Navi Mumbai, you will be regularly assessed for response to treatment to determine whether your treatment has been effective or requires alterations. A member of the healthcare team will provide you with comprehensive counselling about your medication schedule and overall condition and explain what to do if complications arise. The Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic team will work and collaborate to treat and even help prevent complications of your condition.
Post-treatment, the Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic staff will provide you with thorough follow-up care. Ongoing consultation will be provided to you about your medications and psychosocial issues and information about research opportunities.
There is no definitive treatment for pulmonary hypertension. However, symptomatic treatment is provided to improve the signs and symptoms and slow down the progression of the disease. Finding the most appropriate treatment for pulmonary hypertension often takes some time, and extensive follow-up care is required post-treatment. If pulmonary hypertension is secondary to other conditions, treatment is given for the underlying cause.
Medications to help improve symptoms of pulmonary hypertension and slow the disease's progression are available. Those include:
If the signs and symptoms of pulmonary hypertension are not improved by taking medications, one of the following surgeries may be recommended.
The staff in the Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Navi Mumbai provides skilled diagnosis and tailored individual treatment plans to patients with pulmonary hypertension. Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital houses the best doctors for Pulmonary Hypertension Treatment in Navi Mumbai, with extensive experience in diagnosing and treating pulmonary hypertension and other lung diseases.