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European Respiratory and Pulmonary Diseases, 2015;1(1):13 DOI: http://doi.org/10.17925/ERPD.2015.01.01.13
European Respiratory & Pulmonary Diseases, 2015;1(1):11

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Hilary DuBrock, Pulmonary Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, highlights two posters presented at the 2015 ATS annual conference. The first of these studies was a comparison of endothelin gradients across the pulmonary circulation of patients with PPHTN versus patients with cirrhosis. The second study looked at post transplant outcomes to better understand the role of liver transplantation...
Dr. Paul Forfia discusses his poster evaluating right heart parameters in patients with left heart disease-associated pulmonary hypertension. His research found the combination of TAPSE (a measure of right heart function) and Doppler notching (an index of high afterload) was robust in predicting diastolic pulmonary pressure gradient (DPG) elevation.Recorded at the 2015 ATS Annual Conference.
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