Peter Fedullo

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Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

What every physician needs to know: Prospective observational studies suggest that the cumulative incidence of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is in the range of 0.57-3.8 percent following an episode of acute pulmonary embolism. Survival without intervention is poor and, similar to other forms of pulmonary hypertension, is proportional to the degree of pulmonary hypertension…

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