Can a patient with pulmonary hypertension travel safely by plane?
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CitationEkici, B. (2021). Can a patient with pulmonary hypertension travel safely by plane? The Anatolian Journal of Cardiology, 25(Supp1), S29–S30. https://doi.org/10.5152/anatoljcardiol.2021.s111
Air travel is known as the safest way of transportation. Therefore, patients with health problems prefer to travel by air; however, those with heart or lung issues, who do not have any problems under normal conditions, may experience some problems in high altitude and different environmental conditions. In this review, we have described the points to be considered during air travel in patients with pulmonary hypertension.