Biomarkers in pulmonary hypertension.

@article{Warwick2008BiomarkersIP,
  title={Biomarkers in pulmonary hypertension.},
  author={Geoffrey Warwick and Paul Thomas and Deborah H Yates},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={503-12}
}
There have been significant recent advances in the understanding of the pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension, and a growing number of therapeutic agents have become available to the treating physician. Traditional methods of diagnosing and monitoring this condition have comprised echocardiography and right heart catheterisation, in addition to functional measures, such as estimation of functional class and the 6-min walk test. An increasing number of biomarkers have been described that are… CONTINUE READING