Pulmonary hypertension with left-sided heart disease

@article{Guazzi2010PulmonaryHW,
  title={Pulmonary hypertension with left-sided heart disease},
  author={Marco Guazzi and Ross Arena},
  journal={Nature Reviews Cardiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={7},
  pages={648-659}
}
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) with left-sided heart disease is defined, according to the latest Venice classification, as a Group 2 PH, which includes left-sided ventricular or atrial disease, and left-sided valvular diseases. These conditions are all associated with increased left ventricular filling pressure. Although PH with left-sided heart disease is a common entity, and long-term follow-up trials have provided firm recognition that development of left-sided PH carries a poor outcome… CONTINUE READING