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Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary Hypertension

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    Edited by Marius M. Hoeper and Marc Humbert
    Pulmonary hypertension plays an increasingly important role in contemporary medicine. It may present as discrete disease or as a complication of a broad spectrum of other conditions, such as connective tissue disease, congenital heart disease, liver disease, lung disease or left heart disease. All of these forms have different features and their management is never the same. This Monograph aims to provide an in-depth overview of our current understanding of the various forms of pulmonary hypertension, their diagnosis and their treatment.

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    Contents list
    1. Pulmonary vascular disease: an historical perspective
    2. Pulmonary hypertension: diagnosis, differential diagnosis and pitfalls
    3. Current medical therapies in pulmonary arterial hypertension
    4. Pulmonary arterial hypertension in connective tissue diseases
    5. Portopulmonary hypertension: a consequence of portal hypertension
    6. Managing pulmonary hypertension in patients with congenital heart disease
    7. Pulmonary arterial hypertension in patients with HIV infection
    8. Pulmonary hypertension in children
    9. Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
    10. Pulmonary hypertension associated with left heart disease
    11. Pulmonary hypertension in patients with COPD
    12. Pulmonary hypertension in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    13. Pulmonary hypertension in pulmonary Langerhans' cell histiocytosis
    14. Pulmonary hypertension associated with sarcoidosis
    15. Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease and pulmonary capillary haemangiomatosis
    16. Obesity and pulmonary hypertension
    17. Pregnancy and birth control in pulmonary hypertension
    18. Anaesthesia and surgery in pulmonary hypertension: perioperative management
    19. New drugs for pulmonary hypertension
    20. Lung transplantation for pulmonary hypertension
    21. Pulmonary arterial hypertension in 2020: a glimpse at the future

    ISBN: 978-1-84984-025-5

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