Group 4 Pulmonary Hypertension: Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Treatment.
Cardiol Clin. 2016 Aug;34(3):435-41
Authors: Kim NH
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a serious but treatable complication of pulmonary embolism. Proper diagnosis and referral are critical, as pulmonary thromboendarterectomy offers the possibility of a cure. For patients with CTEPH deemed inoperable, new and effective treatments have emerged to help fill this unmet need.
PMID: 27443139 [PubMed - in process]