Pulmonary Hypertension - Lung Biology in Health and Disease (Hardback)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension - Lung Biology in Health and Disease (Hardback)

Pulmonary Hypertension - Lung Biology in Health and Disease (Hardback)

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Hardback 552 Pages / Published: 23/07/2009
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Written by internationally recognized experts, Pulmonary Hypertension bridges the gap between pulmonology and cardiology to provide clinicians in both disciplines with knowledge of the signs, symptoms, diagnosis, and pharmacologic and surgical treatments for pulmonary hypertension (PH). Through the use of clinical trials, this ground-breaking text supplies a comprehensive review of both the primary and secondary clinical and investigative aspects of this condition.

Discussing controversies and concepts in PH diagnosis and management, this guide explores:

classification and epidemiology, pathology, pathogenesis, genetics, and diagnosis of PHcauses of the condition, such as idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH)PAH-complicating connective tissue diseases (CTD), congenital heart diseases, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and other disordersthe mechanisms, toxicities, and efficacy of therapeutic agentsthe role of combination therapies, novel agents, and future directionsPH in specific patient populations such as pregnant and critically-ill patients in the ICU

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
ISBN: 9781420094756
Number of pages: 552
Weight: 862 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 33 mm

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