Lewis J. Rubin, MD; David B. Badesch, MD
Acknowledgments: The authors thank their colleagues who participated in the 3rd World Symposium on Pulmonary Artery Hypertension and who served on the ACCP Evidence-Based Guidelines panel, from whose work they have drawn in the preparation of this manuscript.
Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest: Consultancies: L.J. Rubin (Actelion, Pfizer Inc., Schering, CoTherix, United Therapeutics, Myogen), D.B. Badesch (GlaxoWellcome/GlaxoSmithKline, Actelion, Berlex, Astra Merck, AstraZeneca, Myogen, Intermune, Forest Laboratories, Encysive, Exhale Therapeutics/CoTherix, Pfizer, Scios, MondoBiotech, PR Pharmaceuticals); Honoraria: L.J. Rubin (Actelion, Myogen), D.B. Badesch (Glaxo Wellcome/GlaxoSmithKline, Actelion, Pfizer Inc., Encysive, United Therapeutics); Stock ownership or options (other than mutual funds): D.B. Badesch (Johnson & Johnson); Expert testimony: L.J. Rubin (Appetite suppressant litigation), D.B. Badesch (Appetite suppressant litigation); Grants received: L.J. Rubin (Actelion, Pfizer Inc., CoTherix, Myogen, National Institutes of Health), D.B. Badesch (Glaxo Wellcome/GlaxoSmithKline, United Therapeutics, Boehringer Ingelheim, Actelion, ICOS Corp./Texas Biotechnologies, Encysive, Pfizer Inc., Myogen, CoTherix, Lilly/ICOS, American Lung Association, American Heart Association, National Institutes of Health, Scleroderma Foundation).
Requests for Single Reprints: Lewis J. Rubin, MD, University of California, San Diego, Medical Center, 9300 Campus Point Drive, M/C 7381, La Jolla, CA 92037-7381.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Rubin: University of California, San Diego, Medical Center, 9300 Campus Point Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037-7381.
Dr. Badesch: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Box C-272, 4200 East Ninth Avenue, Denver, CO 80262.
Rubin LJ, Badesch DB. Evaluation and Management of the Patient with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Ann Intern Med. 2005;143:282-292. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-143-4-200508160-00009
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2005;143(4):282-292.
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