Items tagged “pulmonary arteries”
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Pulmonary arterial hypertension from chronic thromboembolic disease
Published 20 Feb 2010
Pulmonary arterial hypertension - primary
Published 23 Feb 2010
Pulmonary hypertension is defined as a resting mean pulmonary arterial pressure of 25 mmHg or greater at right heart catheterisation, which is a haemodynamic feature that is shared by all types of pulmonary hypertension in the Dana Point classification system. A resting mean pulmonary arterial p...
Pulmonary hypertension (differential)
Pulmonary hypertension has many causes, and these can be divided in many ways. A simple and systematic approach is to proceed along the cardiopulmonary pulmonary circulation, as causes are found at each site (for a more official classification system see 2003 third world symposium on pulmonary a...
Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension is uncommon, representing only a tiny fraction of all cases of pulmonary arterial hypertension, which has a very long list of secondary causes (see causes of pulmonary arterial hypertension). Terminology Older terms for this entity include primary pul...
Secondary pulmonary arterial hypertension
Secondary pulmonary arterial hypertension includes all cases of pulmonary arterial hypertension except for those for which no cause is identified with are then termed idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension. The classification of pulmonary arterial hypertension into primary and secondary ha...
Pulmonary artery sling
Published 10 Mar 2010
Aberrant left pulmonary artery
Aberrant left pulmonary artery, also known as pulmonary sling, represents an anatomical variant characterised by the left pulmonary artery arising from the right pulmonary artery and passing above the right main bronchus and in between the trachea and oesophagus to reach the left lung. It may le...
Saddle pulmonary embolism
Published 22 Mar 2010
Published 19 Jul 2010
Acute pulmonary embolism
Published 23 Mar 2011