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Exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension.
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PMID:  22748908     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Exercise stress tests of the pulmonary circulation show promise for the detection of early or latent pulmonary vascular disease and may help us understand the clinical evolution and effects of treatments in patients with established disease. Exercise stresses the pulmonary circulation through increases in cardiac output and left atrial pressure. Recent studies have shown that exercise-induced increase in pulmonary artery pressure is associated with dyspnea-fatigue symptomatology, validating the notion of exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension. Exercise in established pulmonary hypertension has no diagnostic relevance, but may help in the understanding of changes in functional state and the effects of therapies.
Eduardo Bossone; Robert Naeije
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart failure clinics     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1551-7136     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Fail Clin     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101231934     Medline TA:  Heart Fail Clin     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  485-95     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Division of Cardiology, Cava de'Tirreni-Amalfi Coast Hospital, Salerno, Italy; Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital "Scuola Medica Salernitana", Salerno, Italy; Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy.
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