Learn About Idiopathic Dilatation of the Pulmonary Artery

What is the definition of Idiopathic Dilatation of the Pulmonary Artery?
Idiopathic (of unknown cause) dilatation of the pulmonary artery (IDPA) is a rare congenital effect characterized by a wider than usual main pulmonary artery.
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What are the symptoms of Idiopathic Dilatation of the Pulmonary Artery?
Most individuals with idiopathic dilatation of the pulmonary artery do not have any symptoms. Some individuals with idiopathic dilatation of the pulmonary artery may experience symptoms such as difficulty breathing upon exertion; fatigue; cough; bloody sputum; heart palpitations; chest pain; and rarely, bluish or grey skin (cyanosis) with severe difficulty breathing; or sudden cardiac death.
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What are the current treatments for Idiopathic Dilatation of the Pulmonary Artery?
Treatment of idiopathic dilatation of the pulmonary artery is usually not necessary, unless there are associated heart conditions.
Who are the top Idiopathic Dilatation of the Pulmonary Artery Local Doctors?
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Cardiology - Tilley Drive

South Burlington, VT 

David Schneider is a Cardiologist in South Burlington, Vermont. Dr. Schneider has been practicing medicine for over 36 years and is rated as a Distinguished doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Idiopathic Dilatation of the Pulmonary Artery. He is also highly rated in 13 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Pulmonary Vein Stenosis, Idiopathic Dilatation of the Pulmonary Artery, High Cholesterol, and Heart Attack. He is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology) and Internal Medicine and licensed to treat patients in Vermont. Dr. Schneider is currently accepting new patients in some locations.

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VU University Medical Center

NL 

Anton Noordegraaf-Vonk is in Netherlands. Noordegraaf-Vonk is rated as a Distinguished expert by MediFind in the treatment of Idiopathic Dilatation of the Pulmonary Artery. He is also highly rated in 12 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Pulmonary Hypertension, Hypertension, Telangiectasia, and Idiopathic Dilatation of the Pulmonary Artery.

 
 
 
 
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Amsterdam, NH, NL 

Frances De Man is in Amsterdam, Netherlands. De Man is rated as a Distinguished expert by MediFind in the treatment of Idiopathic Dilatation of the Pulmonary Artery. She is also highly rated in 5 other conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Pulmonary Hypertension, Hypertension, Idiopathic Dilatation of the Pulmonary Artery, and Telangiectasia.

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