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Diagnosis and investigations in PAH

Clive Handler and Gerry Coghlan

in Pulmonary Hypertension

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199572564
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191755590 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199572564.003.030

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Diagnosis and investigations in PAH

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General principles of diagnostic approach - Diagnostic algorithm - Simple investigations - V/Q scanning - High resolution computed tomography - Pulmonary angiography and magnetic resonance scanning - Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) - Echocardiography - Echocardiographic assessment of the RV - Non-invasive exercise testing - Cardiac catheterization - Acute vasodilator testing

Chapter.  9803 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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