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Pulmonary arterial hypertension in adults with congenital heart disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19958396     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a common problem in adult patients with congenital heart disease. We review available data on aetiology, clinical presentation, prognosis and management of PAH in this setting. In addition, we discuss general management strategies and emerging disease-targeting therapies.
Authors:
G-P Diller; H Baumgartner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of clinical practice. Supplement     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1368-504X     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Clin Pract Suppl     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-04     Completed Date:  2010-11-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9712380     Medline TA:  Int J Clin Pract Suppl     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  13-24     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Adult Congenital and Valvular Heart Disease Centre (EMAH Zentrum), University Hospital Muenster, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany. gerhard.diller@ukmuenster.de
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Comorbidity
Electrocardiography
Heart Defects, Congenital / epidemiology*,  physiopathology*,  therapy
Humans
Hypertension, Pulmonary / diagnosis,  epidemiology*,  physiopathology*,  therapy
Prevalence
Pulmonary Artery / pathology
Risk Factors
Severity of Illness Index*

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