Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Screening, Management, and Treatment
by Douglas C McCrory, et al.
Publisher: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2013
Number of pages: 391
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a rare and progressive disease associated with increased pulmonary vascular resistance that, if unrelieved, progresses to right ventricular pressure overload, dysfunction, right heart failure, and premature death. PAH is more prevalent in some populations, thereby warranting screening of asymptomatic individuals.
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