Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
CTEPH is a rare and progressive form of pulmonary hypertension caused when chronic pulmonary embolism, or blood clots, form scar-like tissue in the lung’s arteries, blocking or narrowing the arteries.
Learn About CTEPH
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is rare, serious and treatable.
Symptoms and Diagnosis of CTEPH
The symptoms of CTEPH are frequently nonspecific and similar to many other cardiopulmonary diseases such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or heart failure.
Treating and Managing CTEPH
The primary treatment method for CTEPH is a surgical procedure known as pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), also referred to as pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA).
Newly Diagnosed with CTEPH?
If you have been diagnosed with CTEPH, learn more about what can cause CTEPH, what your treatment options are and how to best manage your disease.