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Pulmonary Hypertension Center

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano Outpatient Services

Specialized treatment for pulmonary hypertension

The Pulmonary Hypertension Center provides advanced diagnosis and treatment options for pulmonary hypertension. Our center provides one-on-one personalized care provided by staff specially trained in pulmonary hypertension treatment.

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Who is at risk?

While pulmonary hypertension can affect individuals of all ages, races and backgrounds, some patients are more predisposed to develop the disease and pulmonary hypertension symptoms, including those with:

  • - Rheumatological diseases
  • - Blood disorders
  • - Sleep disorders
  • - Primary cardiac or lung disease combined with shortness of breath out of proportion to what would normally be expected
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Our services:​​

At the Pulmonary Hypertension Center​, we take a multidisciplinary approach to care that provides e​xpertise across a spectrum of physician specialties and access to innovative pulmonary hypertension treatments.
  • Educational consultations for patients and their caregivers
  • Medication management for pulmonary hypertension symptoms for initial and established patients provided by clinical staff and pharmacists
  • Dietary consults with a registered dietitian
  • Social services and chaplaincy services​​
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Our diagnostic ​​procedures:​​

  • Specialized echocardiogram protocol
  • Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Right-heart catheterization with vasodilation challenge
  • Pulmonary function test
  • Nuclear lung perfusion scans​​
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Patient referrals

For patients

Referral from your doctor is required. Talk to your doctor to request a patient referral to the Pulmonary Hypertension Center.

Para los médicos

Visit our physician referral site for information about the referral process.

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