Title: Exercise pathophysiology and sildenafil effects in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
Authors: Claessen, Guido ×
La Gerche, Andre
Wielandts, Jean-Yves
Bogaert, Jan
Van Cleemput, Johan
Wuyts, Wim
Claus, Piet
Delcroix, Marion
Heidbuchel, Hein #
Issue Date: Apr-2015
Publisher: BMJ Pub. Group
Series Title: Heart vol:101 issue:8 pages:637-44
Article number: heartjnl-2014-306851
Abstract: Symptoms in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) predominantly occur during exercise, while haemodynamic assessment is generally performed at rest. We hypothesised that exercise imaging of RV function would better explain exercise limitation and the acute effects of pulmonary vasodilator administration than resting measurements.
ISSN: 1355-6037
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Cardiology
Translational MRI (+)
Cardiovascular Imaging and Dynamics
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