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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Adriaenssens, T; Delcroix, M; Van Deyk, K; Budts, W 
Title:
Advanced therapy may delay the need for transplantation in patients with the Eisenmenger syndrome. 
Abstract:
AIMS: Advanced therapies (prostacyclin analogues, endothelin receptor antagonists) are successfully used in the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension. In addition, patients with the Eisenmenger syndrome (ES) seem to benefit from these news drugs regarding symptoms, but there is still no evidence for changes in outcome. METHODS AND RESULTS: The clinical course of 43 patients (M/F 13/30, age 34.0 +/- 12.7 years), registered with unstable ES in our database, was retrospectively an...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur Heart J 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
27 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
1472-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0195-668X 
TUM Institution:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik