Avaliando o VD na doença pulmonar crônica

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Clinical Determinants and Prognostic Implications of Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Pulmonary Hypertension Caused by Chronic Lung Disease

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https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/JAHA.118.011464

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RV size was quantified using end‐diastolic and end‐systolic areas measured from the apical 4‐chamber view.

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RV dysfunction (RVFAC <28%) identifies Group 3 PH patients at risk for poor outcomes.

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Vejam como a fração de ejeção do VD ao ecocardiograma, que é difícil de replicar, funciona bem na avaliação prognóstica.

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