Pulmonary Hypertension

General

  1. Price. Pulmonary vascular and right ventricular dysfunction in adult critical care: current and emerging options for management: a systematic literature review. Crit Care 2010;14(5):R169
  2. Souza. Trends in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Eur Respir Rev March 1, 2009 vol. 18 no. 111 7-12
  3. McGoon. Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnosis and Management. Mayo Clin. Proc., February 1, 2009; 84(2): 191 - 207.
  4. Hill. Postoperative Pulmonary Hypertension: Etiology and Treatment of a Dangerous Complication. Respir Care 2009;54(7):958 –968.
  5. Humbert. Update in pulmonary arterial hypertension 2007. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008;177(6):574-579.
  6. Tsapenko. Arterial pulmonary hypertension in noncardiac intensive care unit. Vascular Health and Risk Management 2008:4(5) 1043–1060
  7. McLaughlin. Contemporary Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Circulation. 2006;114:1417-1431

Classification

  1. Simonneau. Updated Clinical Classification of Pulmonary Hypertension. J Am Coll Cardiol 2009;54:S43–54

Pathophysiology

  1. Price. Pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension in acute lung injury. AJP - Lung Physiol 2012;302(9):L803-L815
  2. Rai. The cancer paradigm of severe pulmonary arterial hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008;178:558–564.
  3. Humbert. Cellular and molecular pathobiology of pulmonary arterial hypertension. J Am Coll Cardiol 2004;43:13S–24S

Diagnosis

Imaging

  1. McCann. Imaging in pulmonary hypertension, part 1: clinical perspectives, classification, imaging techniques and imaging algorithm. Postgrad Med J 2012;88:271e279

Conditions

Pregnancy

Management

Anaesthetic

Therapy

General

  1. Stamm. Overview of current therapeutic approaches for pulmonary hypertension. Pulm Circ 2011;1:138-59


Sildenafil

  1. Ng. Treatment of pulmonary hypertension in the general adult intensive care unit: a role for oral sildenafil? Br J Anaesth 2005; 94: 774–7

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