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Novel strategies for the management of right ventricular failure with pulmonary hypertension.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22250100     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors report a case where four novel strategies were successfully used in the management of advanced right ventricular failure with severe pulmonary hypertension and complex adult congenital heart disease. These included combination and optimisation of three advanced therapies for pulmonary hypertension, therapeutic abdominal paracentesis, correction of underlying metabolic/endocrine disturbance and a new inotropic agent.
Authors:
I C Meryon; P Marino
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Thorax     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1468-3296     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-1-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417353     Medline TA:  Thorax     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
National Pulmonary Hypertension Service, Adult Congenital Heart Centre and Centre for Pulmonary Hypertension, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, London, UK.
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