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Pulmonary Vascular Disease: Pulmonary Vascular Disease I |

Experience of Epoprostenol Infusion in Patients With Right Heart Failure Secondary to Pulmonary Hypertension

Liliana Fernandez, MD; Juan Gomez, MD; Natalia Arango, MS; Santiago Cantillo, MS; William Martinez, MD; Fernando Sanabria, MD; Diana Carrillo, MD; Erika Rincon, MD
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Fundacion Valle del Lili, Chest Biomedical Research, School of Health Sciences, Universidad Icesi, Cali, Colombia


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):1165A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.1274
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SESSION TITLE: Pulmonary Vascular Disease I

SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster

PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

PURPOSE: To describe the clinical characteristics of patients undergoing to Epoprostenol therapy for the treatment of right heart failure secondary to pulmonary hypertension.

METHODS: Retrospective cohort of patients admitted to the emergency room because of right heart failure secondary to pulmonary hypertension between jan 2011 to oct 2015. Adults older than 18 y with epoprostenol infusión during the index hospitalization where included. Data were extracted from the pulmonary hypertension registry (SHIP) of a high complexity institution in Cali, Colombia.

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