Pulmonary arterial hypertension in adults born with a heart septal defect: the Euro Heart Survey on adult congenital heart disease.

@article{Engelfriet2007PulmonaryAH,
  title={Pulmonary arterial hypertension in adults born with a heart septal defect: the Euro Heart Survey on adult congenital heart disease.},
  author={Peter M Engelfriet and Marielle G J Duffels and Thomas M{\"o}ller and Eric Boersma and Jan G. P. Tijssen and Erik M D Thaulow and Michael A. Gatzoulis and Barbara Mulder},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2007},
  volume={93 6},
  pages={682-7}
}
AIM To investigate the role of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adult patients born with a cardiac septal defect, by assessing its prevalence and its relation with patient characteristics and outcome. METHODS AND RESULTS From the database of the Euro Heart Survey on adult congenital heart disease (a retrospective cohort study with a 5-year follow-up), the relevant data on all 1877 patients with an atrial septal defect (ASD), a ventricular septal defect (VSD), or a cyanotic defect were… CONTINUE READING

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