Echocardiography in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.

Abstract

Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a significant complication of venous thromboembolism and is caused by incomplete resolution of pulmonary emboli. The persistent chronic pulmonary hypertension leads to right-ventricle pressure overload. As a result, there is often significant functional and morphological alteration of both the right… (More)

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