Combined post- and pre-capillary pulmonary hypertension in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

@article{Dixon2015CombinedPA,
  title={Combined post- and pre-capillary pulmonary hypertension in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction},
  author={Debra D Dixon and Amar Trivedi and Sanjiv J. Shah},
  journal={Heart Failure Reviews},
  year={2015},
  volume={21},
  pages={285-297}
}
Over 2.5 million patients in the USA suffer from heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), and pulmonary hypertension (PH) is present in the majority of these patients. PH represents an adverse prognostic factor in HFpEF and has been identified as a potential therapeutic target to improve symptoms and outcomes. The recognition and investigation of a subset of patients with superimposed pulmonary vascular disease (on top of pulmonary venous hypertension) has led to further… 
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