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Dramatic Improvement in Pulmonary Hypertension With Rapamycin

Jeffrey D. Wessler, MPhil; Richard M. Steingart, MD; Gary K. Schwartz, MD; Ben-Gary Harvey, MD; Wendy Schaffer, MD, PhD
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From the Harvard Medical School (Mr Wessler), Boston, MA; the Department of Medicine (Drs Steingart, Schwartz, and Schaffer), Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; and the Department of Medicine (Dr Harvey), Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY.

Correspondence to: Wendy Schaffer, MD, PhD, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10065; e-mail: schaffew@mskcc.org


Reproduction of this article is prohibited without written permission from the American College of Chest Physicians (http://www.chestpubs.org/site/misc/reprints.xhtml).


© 2010 American College of Chest Physicians


Chest. 2010;138(4):991-993. doi:10.1378/chest.09-2435
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This is a report of a 61-year-old woman with improved pulmonary arterial hypertension following treatment with rapamycin for an islet cell tumor of the pancreas with liver metastases.

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