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Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension 

Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

Clive Handler

and Gerry Coghlan

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date: 21 October 2020

Introduction 148

Anticoagulation 148

Medical treatment for inoperable CTEPH 148

Pulmonary endarterectomy 149

Indications for PEA 150

Surgical technique 150

Haemodynamic changes after PEA 150

Perioperative mortality 150

Functional class after PEA 150

Survival in CTEPH 150

Further reading 151

1–3.8% of patients with acute PEs may develop CTEPH....

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