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DOI:doi:10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2019.06.007
Approach to a patient with pulmonary hypertension
Chakradhari Inampudi,Anna R Hemnes,Alexandros Briasoulis.Approach to a patient with Pulmonary HypertensionJ Geriatr Cardiol 2019,16(6):478~481
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Authors:Chakradhari Inampudi1;Anna R Hemnes2;Alexandros Briasoulis3

Author Affiliation:1.Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA;2.Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA;3.Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA

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Abstract: Pulmonary hypertension is a common clinical condition that can complicate various cardiac and respiratory abnormalities. Interest in pulmonary hypertension has grown remarkably among the scientific community in the last decade. It is now clear based on the scientific advances have paved the way in understanding the effects of abnormal pulmonary hemodynamics development and its antecedent consequences on the right heart in reducing the quality of life and survival of the patient.

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Pulmonary arterial hypertension
Received:March 14, 2019        Accepted:June 24, 2019   Published Online:June 28, 2019
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