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Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

Clive Handler and Gerry Coghlan

in Pulmonary Hypertension

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Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199572564
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191755590 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199572564.003.029

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

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Introduction - Anticoagulation - Medical treatment for inoperable CTEPH - Pulmonary endarterectomy - Indications for PEA - Surgical technique - Haemodynamic changes after PEA - Perioperative mortality - Functional class after PEA - Survival in CTEPH - Further reading

Chapter.  1191 words. 

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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