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Epoprostenol for severe pulmonary hypertension

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Average survival time with untreated idiopathic pulmonary hypertension is 2.8 years in adults and 10 months in children. Successful treatment with epoprostenol (prostacyclin) was reported for adults in 1996 and for children in 1999. Now a report from the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London (Heart, published …

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