Association of deep vein thrombosis type with clinical phenotype of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.

@article{Kantake2013AssociationOD,
  title={Association of deep vein thrombosis type with clinical phenotype of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.},
  author={Masashi Kantake and Nobuhiro Tanabe and Toshihiko Sugiura and Ayako Shigeta and Noriyuki Yanagawa and Takayuki Jujo and Naoko Kawata and Hiroyuki Amano and Yukiko Matsuura and Rintaro Nishimura and Ayumi Sekine and Seiichiro Sakao and Yasunori Kasahara and Koichiro Tatsumi},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={165 3},
  pages={474-7}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) has been considered to be caused by single or recurrent pulmonary embolism (PE) arising from deep vein thrombosis (DVT). In Japan, female predominance and association of HLA-B*5201 with CTEPH unrelated to DVT were reported. In acute PE residual proximal DVT is associated with larger… CONTINUE READING