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Pulmonary arterial hypertension 

Pulmonary arterial hypertension
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Pulmonary arterial hypertension
Author(s):

Perry Elliott

, Pier D. Lambiase

, and Dhavendra Kumar

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198829126.003.0014
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date: 02 July 2022

This chapter covers pulmonary hypertension (PH), including its definitions and classifications. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a pre-capillary form of PH, and its clinical features and signs are described. The 2019 updated clinical classification of PH is included, along with hereditable PAH, associated genetic mutations, and clinical screenings.

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