56-Year-Old Man With Progressive Shortness of Breath

Bhatia, Sundeep; Alegria, Jorge R.; Kalra, Sanjay
April 2003
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Apr2003, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p491
Academic Journal
Describes a case of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in a 56-year-old man. Presence of progressive shortness of breath; Test used in defining the severity and extent of the patient's disease; Most important factor in considering pulmonary thromboendarterectomy as primary therapy.


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