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Echocardiographic determination of mean pulmonary artery pressure.
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PMID:  14636929     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We performed a simultaneous Doppler and invasive study to validate the role of Doppler-derived peak pulmonary regurgitant velocity as a reliable noninvasive measure of pulmonary artery mean pressure. Assessment of right atrial pressure, as shown in this study, enhances the use of this Doppler parameter as a correlate of pulmonary artery mean pressure.
Amr E Abbas; F David Fortuin; Nelson B Schiller; Christopher P Appleton; Carlos A Moreno; Steven J Lester
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  92     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2003 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-11-25     Completed Date:  2004-01-21     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1373-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Echocardiography, Doppler, Color*
Hypertension, Pulmonary / physiopathology,  ultrasonography*
Linear Models
Middle Aged
Pulmonary Artery / physiopathology,  ultrasonography*

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