Thayer TE, Levinson RT, Huang S, Assad T, Farber-Eger E, Wells QS, Mosley JD, Brittain EL. BMI is causally associated with pulmonary artery pressure but not hemodynamic evidence of pulmonary vascular remodeling. Chest. 2020 Jul 23. PMID: 32712226 [PubMed]
There is an unclear relationship of obesity to the pathogenesis and severity of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and pulmonary venous hypertension (PVH).