Effects of Exercise and Vasodilators on Cerebral Tissue Oxygenation in Pulmonary Hypertension


Arterial and thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (PH) lead to arterial hypoxaemia. To investigate whether cerebral tissue oxygenation (CTO) in patients with PH is reduced and whether this is associated with reduced exercise tolerance. 16 patients with PH (mean pulmonary arterial pressure ≥25 mmHg, 14 arterial, 2 chronic thromboembolic) and 15 controls… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00408-014-9667-5


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