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Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 37, Issue 6, pp 1187–1188 | Cite as

Right Atrial Dilatation, Determined by Echocardiography, and Correlation with Right Atrial Pressure, Determined with Cardiac Catheterization, in Children with Pulmonary Hypertension

  • Georg Wucherer
  • Gernot Grangl
  • Stefan Kurath-Koller
  • Martin Koestenberger
Letter To The Editor

Keywords

Pulmonary Hypertension Inferior Vena Cava Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Cardiac Catheterization Atrial Pressure 
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Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that there was no financial support that might pose a conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Georg Wucherer
    • 1
  • Gernot Grangl
    • 1
  • Stefan Kurath-Koller
    • 1
  • Martin Koestenberger
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of PediatricsMedical University GrazGrazAustria

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