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Mechanisms of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

  • Henri Denolin
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 3)

Abstract

Before discussing in a simple way and from the clinical point of view the possible mechanisms of pulmonary arterial hypertension, it may be usefull to remember some of the basic characteristics of the pulmonary circulation.

Keywords

Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Chronic Lung Disease Pulmonary Arterial Pressure Pulmonary Circulation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henri Denolin
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  1. 1.Cardio-Pulmonary Physiology, Department of CardiologyUniversity of BrusselsBelgium

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