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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schulze-Neick, I; Kaemmerer, H 
Title:
[Pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary circulation in congenital heart disease] 
Abstract:
Congenital cardiac malformations are often associated with pulmonary hypertension and structural changes of both, the larger and smaller vessels of the pulmonary circulation. Approximately 5 to 10 % of adults with congenital heart disease, surgically treated or untreated, develop pulmonary arterial hypertension of variable severity from mild to severe (Eisenmenger reaction). Until recently, medical treatment options for the affected patients were very limited. Meanwhile, the advent of new pulmon...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
134 Suppl 
Pages contribution:
S170-2 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0012-0472 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler