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Acute right heart decompensation in a multiple trauma patient with chronic pulmonary hypertension

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Weber-Carstens, S., Lojewski, C., Bercker, S. et al. Acute right heart decompensation in a multiple trauma patient with chronic pulmonary hypertension. Intensive Care Med 37, 723–724 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-010-2122-z

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Keywords

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Bosentan
  • Spontaneous Breathing
  • Epoprostenol
  • Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction