Respiratory Quiz #12, Pulmonary Hypertension  

1. A 34-year-old woman presents with progressive dyspnea on exertion and fatigue. Echocardiography reveals right ventricular hypertrophy and elevated pulmonary artery pressure. Which of the following is the most likely cause of her condition? 

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2. A 55-year-old man with a history of scleroderma comes to the clinic complaining of increased shortness of breath. A right heart catheterization confirms the diagnosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension. This patient's pulmonary hypertension is most likely categorized under which World Health Organization (WHO) group? 

Question 2 of 5

3. A patient with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is being evaluated for treatment. Which of the following medications works by inhibiting phosphodiesterase-5, leading to increased cGMP levels and vasodilation? 

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4. A newborn is diagnosed with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN). Which of the following best describes the pathophysiology of this condition? 

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5. A 60-year-old man with a history of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is evaluated for treatment options. Which of the following therapeutic interventions is potentially curative for this condition? 

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