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Riociguat in Patients With Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)

2015-06-10 01:53:23 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of the study is to assess safety, tolerability and clinical effects of different doses of riociguat in patients with inoperable Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH) and who are not satisfactorily treated and cannot participate in any other CTEPH trial. In the US the study runs as an Expanded Access program under 21 CFR 312.320.

Study Design

N/A

Conditions

Hypertension, Pulmonary

Intervention

Adempas (Riociguat, BAY63-2521)

Location

Tucson
Arizona
United States
85724

Status

Available

Source

Bayer

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-06-10T01:53:23-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Hypertrophy and dilation of the RIGHT VENTRICLE of the heart that is caused by PULMONARY HYPERTENSION. This condition is often associated with pulmonary parenchymal or vascular diseases, such as CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE and PULMONARY EMBOLISM.

Familial or idiopathic hypertension in the PULMONARY CIRCULATION which is not secondary to other disease.

A prostaglandin that is a powerful vasodilator and inhibits platelet aggregation. It is biosynthesized enzymatically from PROSTAGLANDIN ENDOPEROXIDES in human vascular tissue. The sodium salt has been also used to treat primary pulmonary hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PULMONARY).

A multisystemic disorder characterized by a sensorimotor polyneuropathy (POLYNEUROPATHIES), organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy, and pigmentary skin changes. Other clinical features which may be present include EDEMA; CACHEXIA; microangiopathic glomerulopathy; pulmonary hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PULMONARY); cutaneous necrosis; THROMBOCYTOSIS; and POLYCYTHEMIA. This disorder is frequently associated with osteosclerotic myeloma. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1335; Rev Med Interne 1997;18(7):553-62)

A malformation of the heart in which the embryonic common PULMONARY VEIN was not incorporated into the LEFT ATRIUM leaving behind a perforated fibromuscular membrane bisecting the left atrium, a three-atrium heart. The opening between the two left atrium sections determines the degree of obstruction to pulmonary venous return, pulmonary venous and pulmonary arterial hypertension.

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