Percutaneous pulmonary endoarterial biopsy in an experimental model of pulmonary hypertension.

  title={Percutaneous pulmonary endoarterial biopsy in an experimental model of pulmonary hypertension.},
  author={Allen Rothman and Devin M. Mann and Cynthia A Behling and Ronald G Konopka and Peter G Chiles and Craig A. Pedersen and Kenneth M. Moser},
  volume={114 1},
STUDY OBJECTIVES The aims of this study were: to evaluate the performance of a novel arterial biopsy catheter in obtaining pulmonary endovascular samples in hypertensive dogs; to compare the results of pulmonary endoarterial biopsy in hypertensive vs normotensive dogs; and to assess the histologic changes in the hypertensive model. DESIGN AND INTERVENTIONS Thirty-four dogs (27 with normal pulmonary arterial pressures and seven with pulmonary hypertension) were catheterized through an external… CONTINUE READING


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