State of the Art Review of the Right Ventricle in COPD Patients: It is Time to Look Closer

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Since the first description of pulmonary circulation in the 16th century, the knowledge of the complex interaction between the heart and lungs has greatly improved. Hypoxemia plays a classical role in the development of complications such as pulmonary hypertension and right ventricle (RV) dysfunction in patients presenting with chronic obstructive pulmonary… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00408-016-9961-5

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