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Pulmonary Hypertension

  • Brian S. Porter
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Abstract

Overview: Pulmonary hypertension confers increased risk for perioperative morbidity and mortality in noncardiac surgery [1]. In the absence of evidence-based guidelines, perioperative management of patients with this condition demands thoughtful clinical reasoning.

Keywords

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Noncardiac Surgery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian S. Porter
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  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal MedicineUniversity of Washington Medical CenterSeattleUSA

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