Items tagged “pulmonary hypertension”
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Eisenmenger syndrome in transposition of the great arteries with cor uniloculare biatriatum
Published 01 Mar 2012
Published 12 Apr 2016
Mean pulmonary arterial pressure
Mean pulmonary arterial pressure (mPAP or MPAP) can be estimated by echocardiography, although the gold standard remains measurements taken directly during right heart catheterization. It is calculated by the formula: (PASystolic pressure +2 PADiastolic pressure) / 3 The pulmonary arterial sys...
Usual interstitial pneumonia
Published 18 Jun 2017
Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
The most common cause of pulmonary hypertension in newborns is persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN). It occurs in term or late preterms infants, where the fetal shunts persist after birth and fail to close. It falls under group 1.5 of the Dana Point classification system of pu...