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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Martischnig, AM; Tichy, A; Nikfardjam, M; Heinz, G; Lang, IM; Bonderman, D 
Title:
Inhaled iloprost for patients with precapillary pulmonary hypertension and right-side heart failure. 
Abstract:
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) can lead to right-side heart failure (RHF) and death. There are no therapeutic recommendations for patients experiencing acute RHF in the course of PH. This study aimed to examine the safety and efficacy of inhaled iloprost in patients with precapillary PH and RHF.Between October 2007 and December 2008, 7 patients with precapillary PH and RHF were enrolled. Per protocol, iloprost was inhaled hourly for a minimum of 12 hours during a 24-hour period. The starting dose o...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Card Fail 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
17 
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
813-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1071-9164 
TUM Institution:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik