McNeil, Keith; Dunning, John
September 2007
Heart;Sep2007, Vol. 93 Issue 9, p1152
Academic Journal
The article presents information on chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). Chronic pulmonary thromboembolic disease is a significant cause of severe pulmonary hypertension and is related with morbidity and mortality. CTEPH is the only cause of severe pulmonary transplantation that is curable without the need for lung transplantation. It is diagnosed on the basis of radiological investigations executed during the assessment of pulmonary hypertension patient.


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