PH/PAH PREDIAGNOSIS PATIENT CHECKLIST:
Here are questions to ask your doctor about pulmonary hypertension (PH) or pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
□ How many patients with PH/PAH have you had?
□ Who else is on your medical team, and what is their experience with PH/PAH?
□ Which medical facilities do you use for testing?
□ Why do you think I may have PH/PAH?
□ How will you make a clear diagnosis?
□ Which tests do you suggest?
□ Are any of these tests invasive? Which ones?
□ Do you recommend a right-sided heart catheterization?
□ Will you get approval from my insurance company for any tests?
□ How long will it take to make a diagnosis?
□ What happens if I do have PH/PAH?