[New pathophysiological concepts in pulmonary hypertension in COPD].

@article{FiraMladinescu2003NewPC,
  title={[New pathophysiological concepts in pulmonary hypertension in COPD].},
  author={Ovidiu Fira-Mladinescu and Voicu M Tudorache and Stefan Mihaicuta and Alexandru Cristescu},
  journal={Pneumologia},
  year={2003},
  volume={52 3-4},
  pages={188-92}
}
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a frequent complication of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) highly correlated with the prognostic disease. In advanced stages, pulmonary vascular remodeling together with the hypoxia induced vasoconstriction represents the main factors responsible for PH. However, recent studies have demonstrated that structural… CONTINUE READING