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Pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease: Overview of characteristics and its impact on short and long-term prognosis

@inproceedings{Vevecka2015PulmonaryHD,
  title={Pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease: Overview of characteristics and its impact on short and long-term prognosis},
  author={A. Vevecka and M. Şerban and J. Klosi and E. Petrela and E. Nelaj and M. Tase and C. Ginghin},
  year={2015}
}
  • A. Vevecka, M. Şerban, +4 authors C. Ginghin
  • Published 2015
  • Aim: To assess the clinical, echocardiographic and laboratory characteristics of pulmonary hypertension (PH) due to left heart diseases (LHDs), and to assess the prognostic role of PH in patients with LHDs. Methods: This study was conducted at the University Hospital Center Mother Teresa in Tirana and the Institute of Cardiovascular Emergencies Prof. C.C Iliescu , Bucharest. The study population included 208 patients, 53.8% female, average age 63.04±11.26 years. Inclusion criteria consisted of… CONTINUE READING

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