Pulmonary Hypertension

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ISBN: 978-1-58829-661-0 (Print) 978-1-60327-075-5 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XV

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    Pages 1-13

    Historical Perspective: A Century of Primary (Idiopathic) Pulmonary Hypertension

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    Pages 15-31

    Classification of Pulmonary Hypertension

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    Pages 33-50

    Diagnostic Approach to Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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    Pages 51-72

    Pathophysiology of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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    Pages 73-92

    Pulmonary Hypertension Genes

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    Pages 93-125

    The Right Ventricle in Pulmonary Hypertension

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    Pages 127-143

    Congenital Heart Disease Associated with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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    Pages 145-171

    Connective Tissue Disease Associated Pulmonary Hypertension

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    Pages 173-198

    Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with HIV, Liver Disease, Sarcoidosis, and Sickle Cell Disease

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    Pages 199-230

    Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

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    Pages 231-253

    General Therapeutic Approach and Traditional Therapies

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    Pages 255-281

    Prostacyclin Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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    Pages 283-303

    Endothelin and Its Blockade in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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    Pages 305-319

    PDE5 Inhibitors and the cGMP Pathway in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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    Pages 321-336

    Statins for Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension

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    Pages 337-362

    Transitions and Combination Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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    Pages 363-382

    Acute Right Ventricular Dysfunction: Focus on Acute Cor Pulmonale

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    Pages 383-403

    Lung Transplantation and Atrial Septostomy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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    Pages 405-430

    New Directions in Pulmonary Hypertension Therapy

  21. Back Matter

    Pages 431-444