Stress echocardiography in the evaluation of exercise physiology in patients with severe arterial pulmonary hypertension. New methodology.

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INTRODUCTION Doppler echocardiography is usually performed when assessing a patient with severe pulmonary hypertension (PHT), since it enables accurate determination of the severity of the hypertension through evaluation of several morphologic and hemodynamic variables. Echocardiograms are usually performed in left lateral decubitus (LLD). However, symptoms… (More)

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@article{Cotrim2005StressEI, title={Stress echocardiography in the evaluation of exercise physiology in patients with severe arterial pulmonary hypertension. New methodology.}, author={Carlos Alberto Dias Cotrim and Ot{\'i}lia Sim{\~o}es and Maria Jos{\'e} Loureiro and Pedro Cordeiro and Lu{\'i}s Rocha Lopes and Sofia P Almeida and M{\'a}rio Ial{\'a} and Rita Miranda and Manuel Oliveira Carrageta}, journal={Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology}, year={2005}, volume={24 12}, pages={1451-60} }