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E Vázquez Muñoz, J J Ríos Blanco, J Gómez Cerezo, F J Barbado Hernández
Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH) is a serious disease with a very high mortality after variable periods of time. Early diagnosis of CTEPH is critical because thromboendarterectomy can improve survival, hemodimamics and functional capacity. Based on our experience we have performed a review of diagnostic techniques. Echocardiography, pulmonary angiography, fiberoptic angioscopy, helical CT an MRI. For each diagnostic procedure we have analysed its accuracy, invasiveness and easiness of use...
July 2003: Anales de Medicina Interna: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Medicina Interna
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