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