TITLE

Sildenafil Is More Selective Pulmonary Vasodilator Than Prostaglandin E1 in Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension Due to Heart Failure

AUTHOR(S)
AL-HITI, H.; MELENOVSKÝ, V.; SYROVÁTKA, P.; KETTNER, J.; MÁLEK, I.; KAUTZNER, J.
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Physiological Research;2011, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p303
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
60366283

 

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