Author Archives: Alice Melão, MSc

Revatio Fails to Prevent PAH Progression in Sarcoidosis Patient, Case Report Finds

Therapies used to treat pulmonary hypertension (PH), such as Revatio (sildenafil), provide only temporary benefit for patients with sarcoidosis-associated PH, according to a case report published in the journal Advances in Respiratory Medicine. The report demonstrates that such therapies fail to prevent disease progression and improve patients’ outcomes, highlighting the…

Mayo Clinic Population-based Study Characterizes Hepatic Sarcoidosis

A research team at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, evaluated the clinical records of cases of hepatic sarcoidosis over a 37-year period to describe the characteristics of the condition. The work results from the fact that the clinical characteristics and outcome of hepatic sarcoidosis are still not well-defined, and most of…