Chapter 20. Pulmonary Hypertension

  1. George A. Stouffer MD
  1. Daniel Fox,
  2. David P. McLaughlin and
  3. George A. Stouffer

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch20

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

How to Cite

Fox, D., McLaughlin, D. P. and Stouffer, G. A. (2007) Pulmonary Hypertension, in Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician (ed G. A. Stouffer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169172

Online ISBN: 9780470692608

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Keywords:

  • pulmonary hypertension;
  • pulmonary circulation;
  • pulmonary veins;
  • pulmonary venoocclusive disease;
  • pulmonary hypertension

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hemodynamic changes associated with pulmonary hypertension

  • Hemodynamic changes detected by physical exam

  • Two-dimensional echocardiography in pulmonary hypertension

  • Pulmonary vascular resistance

  • References