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Determinants of pulmonary hypertension in young adults.

Authors
  • Guglin, Maya
  • Kolli, Swathy
  • Chen, Ren
Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of clinical practice. Supplement
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2012
Issue
177
Pages
13–19
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/ijcp.12008
PMID: 22943514
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

In this large, observational study of young adults, pulmonary hypertension, as assessed by echocardiography, is common. Diastolic dysfunction, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking are associated with elevated pulmonary arterial pressure in young adults.

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