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Echocardiographic Score of Opotowsky et al for Evaluating a Patient with Pulmonary Hypertension

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Cardiology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Description:

It is important to distinguish pulmonary hypertension due to pulmonary vascular disease (with elevated pulmonary vascular resistance) from pulmonary hypertension related to elevated left-sided filling pressure. The authors are from the University of Pennsylvania, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Jewish General Hospital in Montreal.

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