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Yes. By contacting Dr. Scharf via e-mail or telephone, he or a member of his staff will take your information to determine whether you may be eligible.  You need not be a Jefferson patient to be in a clinical trial and you may maintain your own physician relationship.

Yes.  The American College of Chest Physicians recommends that all patients undergo a right heart catheterization to confirm the diagnosis of PAH and to help determine the proper treatment.  An echocardiogram is not sufficient to diagnose and treat PH.