- Ideal resource to acquire latest info on mechanism, diagnostic images, and treatment in the management of pulmonary hypertension
- Provides through coverage on treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)
- Discusses various topics on pathophysiology and genetics of pulmonary hypertension
This book focuses on pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH, Group 1) and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH, Group 4) among the various groups of pulmonary hypertension (PH) whose classification was updated into five major categories at the 5th WorldSymposium held in Nice, France, in 2013. Readers will find recent progress, methods, and up-to-date information on PH mechanisms, diagnostic images, and treatment in the management of PH.This volume, with contributions by leading researchers worldwide in the field , consists offive parts, starting with the fundamentals of PH, then pathophysiology and genetics, treatment, and right ventricular function.
Prof. Yoshihiro Fukumoto Dept. of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine