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Heart & Vascular Institute

Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Heart Failure & CTEPH/PTE Program Conditions and Treatments

Conditions Treated

Through Temple's Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Heart Failure & CTEPH/PTE Program, our specialists provide treatment for the full spectrum of pulmonary hypertension patients, including those whose condition is affecting heart or lung function:

Treatment Options

Most pulmonary hypertension patients can be medically managed. Though, our specialists often recommend a healthy lifestyle that includes weight loss and exercise. For some patients, special procedures or surgical treatments are needed and include:

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Leading the Nation in Curing this Rare Form of Pulmonary Hypertension

Temple recently achieved a clinical milestone by performing its 200th pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE) – a complex procedure offered at only a handful of hospitals in the U.S.

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PHA Center of Comprehensive Care 2019-2023

Recognized Center of Excellence

The Temple Heart & Vascular Institute's Temple Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Heart Failure & CTEPH/PTE Program has earned the Pulmonary Hypertension Association Center of Comprehensive Care designation for our demonstrated ability to effectively diagnose and treat patients with all forms of pulmonary hypertension.