It is characterized by rising in blood pressure in the pulmonary artery and pulmonary vein which leads to shortness of breath, dizziness, fainting, leg swelling etc. it can be diagnosed by pulmonary function tests, blood tests except HIV, ECG, arterial blood gas measurements, X-rays of the chest, CT scanning. Pulmonary hypertension can be treated by diuretics, beta blockers, ACE inhibitors etc.Scholarly peer review is the process of subjecting an author'sscholarlywork, research, orÂ ideasÂ to the scrutiny of others who areÂ expertsÂ in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal. The work may be accepted, considered acceptable with revisions, or rejected. Peer review requires a community of experts in a given (narrowly defined) field, who are qualified and able to perform reasonably impartial review.
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