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Rapid progressive idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension

By Leszek Drabik (4023383), Grzegorz Kopeć (491747) and Piotr Podolec (491757)

Abstract

Our patient suffered from 2 rare disorders: idiopathic arterial pulmonary hypertension (IPAH) and fungal mural endocarditis. Decompensation of IPAH is a life threatening condition. We report fungi endocarditis as a rare, reversible cause of exacerbation of IPAH. We discuss management of decompensated right ventricular failure secondary and nonvalvular mural endocarditi

Topics: Medicine, fungal mural endocarditis, progressive idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension, right ventricular failure, sibutramine
Year: 2017
DOI identifier: 10.6084/m9.figshare.5004152.v1
OAI identifier: oai:figshare.com:article/5004152
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