Exercise intolerance and ventilatory inefficiency improve early after balloon pulmonary angioplasty in patients with inoperable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

Int J Cardiol. 2015 Feb 1;180:66-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.11.187. Epub 2014 Nov 26.
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Keywords: Balloon pulmonary angioplasty; Cardiopulmonary exercise testing; Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension; Exercise capacity; Ventilatory efficiency.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Angioplasty, Balloon / methods*
  • Chronic Disease
  • Exercise Tolerance / physiology*
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Hypertension, Pulmonary
  • Prognosis
  • Prospective Studies
  • Pulmonary Embolism / diagnosis
  • Pulmonary Embolism / physiopathology*
  • Pulmonary Embolism / therapy
  • Respiration
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Time Factors