Noninvasive tests for responsiveness of pulmonary hypertension to oxygen. Prediction of survival in patients with chronic obstructive lung disease and cor pulmonale.

Abstract

Response of mean pulmonary artery pressure (PAP) to breathing oxygen for 24 hours was measured in 43 patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cor pulmonale (COPD-CP). Considering a greater than or equal to 5 mm Hg fall in PAP after breathing 28 percent oxygen for 24 hours to be a significant response to oxygen administration, 25 and 18… (More)

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@article{Ashutosh1987NoninvasiveTF, title={Noninvasive tests for responsiveness of pulmonary hypertension to oxygen. Prediction of survival in patients with chronic obstructive lung disease and cor pulmonale.}, author={Kumar Ashutosh and M H Dunsky}, journal={Chest}, year={1987}, volume={92 3}, pages={393-9} }