Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Hypertension in Hospitalized Patients

Daniel A. Okamoto, Mark V Avdalovic

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Abstract

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is recognized with increasing frequency as a cause of morbidity and mortality among hospitalized patients. This article reviews the clinical presentation, diagnosis, classification, management principles, and specific disease-related topics, including pulmonary arterial hypertension, chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, acute right ventricular failure, perioperative considerations for PH, and when to refer to a specialized center.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)532-542
Number of pages11
JournalHospital Medicine Clinics
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2017

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Keywords

  • Acute right ventricular (RV) failure
  • Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)
  • Diagnosis
  • Echocardiographic features
  • Hospitalized patients
  • Management
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)
  • Pulmonary hypertension (PH)

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  • Medicine(all)

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Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Hypertension in Hospitalized Patients. / Okamoto, Daniel A.; Avdalovic, Mark V.

In: Hospital Medicine Clinics, Vol. 6, No. 4, 01.10.2017, p. 532-542.

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