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Pulmonary arterial hypertension

Author: A J Peacock; J A Barberà
Publisher: Oxford : Clinical Pub., 2009.
Series: Therapeutic strategies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a rare condition; yet this very rarity can be a disadvantage when it comes to treatment, making PAH difficult to diagnose, and resulting in suboptimal patient care. Furthermore, the global burden of PAH remains poorly understood and largely underestimated, as PAH commonly presents as a comorbidity with such conditions as systemic sclerosis, COPD, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Oxford : Clinical Pub., 2009
(OCoLC)255891036
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A J Peacock; J A Barberà
ISBN: 9781846926105 1846926106 9781846920530 1846920531
OCLC Number: 666932718
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 99 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Editors and Contributors; Chapter 1: Imaging of the right heart and pulmonary circulation; Chapter 2: Exercise testing and haemodynamics; Chapter 3: Epidemiology of pulmonary arterial hypertension; Chapter 4: Current treatment of PAH: prostanoids, phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors and stimulators of soluble guanylate cyclase; Chapter 5: The future treatment of pulmonary hypertension; Chapter 6: Endothelin receptor antagonists; Chapter 7: Gene and stem cell therapy in pulmonary arterial hypertension; Abbreviations; Index.
Series Title: Therapeutic strategies.
Other Titles: Therapeutic strategies in pulmonary arterial hypertension
Responsibility: edited by A.J. Peacock, J.A. Barberà.

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Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a rare condition. This work reviews the developments in our understanding of the disease, advances in therapy and opinion on best practice approaches to  Read more...

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