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Pulmonary Hypertension and Eisenmenger Physiology

  • Jonathan Kochav
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Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)

Abstract

  • It is estimated that 10% of patients with repaired and up to 30% of patients with unrepaired congenital heart disease with left-to-right shunting also have pulmonary arterial hypertension. This chapter focuses on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of patients who develop pulmonary hypertension as well as those who progress to Eisenemger physiology with reversal of shunt flow.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan Kochav
    • 1
  1. 1.Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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