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: The study aims to investigate understanding of clinical pathophysiology of primary inflammation in pulmonary and coincident cardiovascular dyspnea patients(Pts).
METHODS: 111 Pts, 67 males and 40 females,mean age 66 years and 40, matched control,normal individuals underwent: 1.Biomarkers serum evaluation (CRP and pro-inflammatory cytokines,D-dimers, NT-ProBNP, Tr-I, EPO, MMP-2,PCT, 2. Physical examination, ECG, Chest X-ray and CT 3. Echocardiography 4. PFTs and ABGs 5. Blood tests.