Last updated on December 2019

Effects of Oral Sildenafil on Mortality in Adults With PAH


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Age: Between 18 - 74 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

Subjects 18 <75 years of age with any of the following conditions:

  • Idiopathic Primary Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (IPAH)
  • PAH secondary to connective tissue disease
  • PAH with surgical repair (at least 5 years previously) of atrial septal defect (ASD),ventricular septal defect (VSD), patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) and aorto-pulmonary window
  • PAH diagnosis confirmed by right heart catheterization performed within 12 months prior to randomization
  • Functional Class II-IV; Baseline 6MWD 50 m.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Significant (ie, >2+) valvular disease other than tricuspid regurgitation or pulmonary regurgitation
  • History of cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, hemodynamic collapse, CPR, ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, or uncontrolled atrial fibrillation
  • History of pulmonary embolism; History of chronic lung disease / restrictive lung disease (eg, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or scleroderma) with impairment of lung function
  • No prior long term treatment with PDE-5 inhibitors
  • Treatment with bosentan OR riociguat within 3 months of randomization
  • Current treatment with nitrates or nitric oxide

Recruitment Status: Open


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