Evaluation of Improvement in Exercise Capacity after Pulmonary Endarterectomy in Patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Correlation with Echocardiographic Parameters


Kepez A. , Sünbül M. , Kivrak T., Eroglu E., Özben Sadıç B. , Yıldızeli B. , ...More

THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON, vol.62, pp.60-65, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0033-1336012
  • Title of Journal : THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON
  • Page Numbers: pp.60-65

Abstract

BackgroundThe study evaluates the alterations in exercise capacity of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) patients after pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA) and investigates the echocardiographic parameters associated with the degree of functional recovery.