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Pulmonary Hypertension & Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary vascular disease affects the blood vessels between the heart and the lungs. This can make breathing difficult and affect your ability to have an active, healthy life.
UC San Diego Health System is a worldwide leader in the diagnosis, treatment and research of pulmonary vascular diseases.
Led by Nick Kim, MD
, our pulmonary vascular disease program includes experts from pulmonary and cardiovascular services and emphasizes leading-edge treatments in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)
and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)