COPD is a problem of epidemic dimension in India and a global menace of increasing incidence. PH (pulmonary hypertension) is a common complication of COPD that affects the quality of life and compromises survival prospect. There is no guideline to treat PH developed in COPD patients (COPD-PH) although there are several medications to treat PH. We, at the institute, innovated a way to treat COPD on simple cost-effective evaluation. It is also hemodynamically endorsed.
(J Pulm Respir Med 8: 469. doi: 10.4172/2161-105X.1000469 and accepted for publication in Journal of Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine, manuscript ID- jprm-19-3756)