The cut-off value to define major pulmonary hypertension in the elderly in the present study may be questionable, but elevated PAP has been reported to be associated with a poor prognosis. In a #links# series of 2042 people of the general population (mean age 63?��?11 years), Lam et al. showed that high PAPs was significantly associated with high mortality rates (HR, 2.73 per 10?mmHg).24 Furthermo


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