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 language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Pulmonary Hypertension|
|Subtitle of host publication||Basic Science to Clinical Medicine|
|Publisher||Springer International Publishing|
|Number of pages||24|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2015|
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