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Criteria for Diagnosis of Pulmonary Hypertension in Patient with COPD

Purpose:

To diagnosis pulmonary hypertension in a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) using the criteria of Mal.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Pulmonary Disease

Objective:

other testing, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

I27.2, J44

Description:

Mal reported criteria for the diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension requires physiologic measurements taken during right heart catheterization. The author is from Hopital Bichat in Paris, France.

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