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Pulmonary endarterectomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16938154     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension is a condition that is recognised in an increased percentage of patients. Pulmonary endarterectomy is recognised as being the only curative option for a subgroup of those patients, but anaesthesiologists and intensivists face many challenges in how they manage these patients perioperatively. Ultimately, it is the combination of skills in a multidisciplinary team that leads to a successful procedure and dramatically improves patient's quality of life and life expectancy.
K Valchanov; A Vuylsteke
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2006-08-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of anaesthesiology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0265-0215     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Anaesthesiol     Publication Date:  2006 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-06     Completed Date:  2007-01-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8411711     Medline TA:  Eur J Anaesthesiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  815-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
Papworth Hospital NHS Trust, Cambridge, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Chronic Disease
Clinical Competence
Hypertension, Pulmonary / complications,  surgery*
Lung / blood supply*,  surgery*
Perioperative Care / methods*
Pulmonary Embolism / complications,  surgery*

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