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Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Cannon et al (as part of Education in Heart) review the contemporary diagnosis and management of pulmonary arterial hypertension. The classification, diagnostic criteria and management are discussed. Useful algorithms for diagnosis and management are presented. The DETECT score[1]is discussed as an approach to evaluation of patients with systemic sclerosis/connective tissue disease disease. Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (including the role of riociguat) are also discussed. Selected excerpts follow.

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1The preceding hyperlink links to an online calculator with some simple initial security questions

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