Surgery, devices, transplantation and other interventional options for the treatment of advanced pulmonary hypertension

Christian Bermudez, Balakrishnan Mahesh

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Abstract

Historically, a myriad of surgical options have been available and considered in the management of pulmonary hypertension. In this chapter, we review current surgical techniques used in patients with pulmonary hypertension including lung and heart-lung transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, thromboendarterectomy, and other interventional options.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPulmonary Hypertension
Subtitle of host publicationBasic Science to Clinical Medicine
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages283-306
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9783319235943
ISBN (Print)9783319235936
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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