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The Eisenmenger syndrome

Edited by Sara Thorne and Paul Clift

in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199228188
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725920 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199228188.003.0016

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

The Eisenmenger syndrome

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Introduction 114

Natural history 114

Complications and extra-cardiac manifestations 114

Physical signs 114

Investigations 116

Management 116

Large communication between the systemic and pulmonary circulations at atrial, ventricular, or arterial level:

high pulmonary blood flow (L-to-R shunt);

development of high pulmonary vascular resistance;...

Chapter.  359 words. 

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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