Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension after the first episode of pulmonary embolism? How often?

Background: Surviving pulmonary embolism (PE) brings a risk of thromboembolic disease chronicity. Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) develops as a result of one or multiple pulmonary embolic events. It is an incapacitating long-term complication of thromboembolic disease with a ne...

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Main Authors: Zdenek Vavera, Jan Vojacek, Radek Pudil, Jaroslav Maly, Pavel Elias
Format: Article
Published: Palacký University Olomouc, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 2016-03-01
Series:Biomedical Papers
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