Hip fracture in a patient with severe pulmonary hypertension.

This case presents a discussion of an 80-year-old woman with severe pulmonary hypertension (PH) on chronic intravenous treprostinil infusion and oxygen therapy who presents with a subcapital hip fracture. Care is closely coordinated by an interdisciplinary team, including her PH specialist, in order to optimize her outcome.
AuthorsSusan M Friedman, R James White, Steven M Finkelstein, James Kellam, Egan F Allen, Anna K Sip, Rebecca Stanton
JournalGeriatric orthopaedic surgery & rehabilitation (Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil) Vol. 3 Issue 3 Pg. 135-40 (Sep 2012) ISSN: 2151-4585 [Print] United States
PMID23569707 (Publication Type: Journal Article)

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