Funding: This study was supported by a research grant from Actelion Pharmaceuticals Australia. E. G. has received travel support from Actelion Pharmaceuticals Australia, the manufacturers of bosentan as well as honoraria for speaking and consulting engagements, and as a member of the Actelion Advisory Board. The Heart and Lung Transplant Foundation of Western Australia, of which E. G. is chair has received educational grants from Actelion. E. G. has also received travel support from Bayer-Schering, the manufacturers of iloprost, Encysive Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturers of sitaxentan and GSK, the distributors of ambrisentan in Australia. D. P. and J. R. have received travel support from Actelion Pharmaceuticals. B. D. has received consulting fees from Actelion.
Prevalence of pulmonary arterial hypertension in an Australian scleroderma population: screening allows for earlier diagnosis
Article first published online: 3 NOV 2008
© 2009 The Authors. Journal compilation © 2009 Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Internal Medicine Journal
Volume 39, Issue 10, pages 682–691, October 2009
How to Cite
Phung, S., Strange, G., Chung, L. P., Leong, J., Dalton, B., Roddy, J., Deague, J., Playford, D., Musk, M. and Gabbay, E. (2009), Prevalence of pulmonary arterial hypertension in an Australian scleroderma population: screening allows for earlier diagnosis. Internal Medicine Journal, 39: 682–691. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2008.01823.x
Conflict of interest: G. S. is an employee of Actelion Pharmaceuticals Australia.
- Issue published online: 14 OCT 2009
- Article first published online: 3 NOV 2008
- Received 27 May 2008; accepted 13 August 2008.
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