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Pulmonary Hypertension [electronic resource] : Controversial and Emerging Topics / edited by H. James Ford, Gustavo A. Heresi, Michael G. Risbano.

Publication:
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Humana, 2020.
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Book
1 online resource (IX, 206 pages) : 33 illustrations, 21 illustrations in color.
Edition:
1st ed. 2020.
Series:
Medicine (SpringerNature-11650)
Respiratory Medicine, 2197-7372
Respiratory Medicine, 2197-7372
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Springer Nature eBook
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Subjects:
Respiratory organs-Diseases.
Critical care medicine.
Cardiology.
Local subjects:
Pneumology/Respiratory System. (search)
Intensive / Critical Care Medicine. (search)
Cardiology. (search)
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Summary:
This book is a clinical guide to controversial and emerging topics in pulmonary hypertension. There are multiple challenges and unanswered questions encountered by clinicians that evaluate, diagnose and treat patients with suspected or confirmed pulmonary vascular disease. This book provides a deep dive into the diagnosis and therapeutics of pulmonary hypertension supported by the literature and balanced with personal clinical experience. Expert authors have chosen these specific topics to address issues where uncertainty and/or controversy exists as well as highlight areas that are just being incorporated into clinical practice. These topics include: exercise pulmonary hypertension, sickle cell disease and pulmonary hypertension, and sarcoid pulmonary hypertension, among many others. Chapters address the diagnostic and treatment dilemmas posed by these various clinical entities through literature review, sharing of expert opinion, and review of recent guidelines and their applicability to the multiple different nuanced presentations of pulmonary hypertension. This is an ideal guide for pulmonologists, cardiologists, and other specialty practitioners caring for patients with pulmonary hypertension.
Contents:
Exercise pulmonary hypertension
Advanced Right Ventricular Assessment: Pulmonary Artery Compliance and RV:PA Coupling
Beyond scleroderma: pulmonary arterial hypertension in patients with other connective tissue diseases
Isolated Post-capillary and Combined Pre and Post-capillary Pulmonary Hypertension
Current Approach to Chronic Thromboembolic Disease without Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease and pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis
Controversies in the Management of Pulmonary Hypertension in the Setting of Lung Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension in Sickle Cell Disease: Current Controversies and Clinical Practices
Sarcoidosis-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension
Parenteral Prostacyclin Use in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Pulmonary Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease and End Stage Renal Disease
Gender and Race Disparities in Pulmonary Hypertension Diagnosis and Treatment .
Contributor:
Ford, H. James. editor., Editor,
Heresi, Gustavo A. editor., Editor,
Risbano, Michael G. editor., Editor,
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ISBN:
978-3-030-52787-7
9783030527877
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-3-030-52787-7 doi
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