Pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with tetralogy of Fallot.

  title={Pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with tetralogy of Fallot.},
  author={Jun Yasuhara and Hiroyuki Yamagishi},
  journal={International heart journal},
  volume={56 Suppl},
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a common postoperative complication in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD). Although the recent clinical classification of pulmonary hypertension divided PAH associated with CHD (PAH-CHD) into several subclasses, the anatomical and hemodynamic features of postoperative PAH-CHD vary enormously. Therefore, it is still difficult to obtain clinical evidence supporting the indication of pulmonary vasodilators for PAH-CHD. We often encounter patients… CONTINUE READING
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