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New Pulmonary Hypertension Definition Clarifies Mortality Risk After Heart Transplant

The new definition of pulmonary hypertension has demonstrated validity in a study recently published in CHEST, which showed an association between elevated pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) and increased risk for mortality within 30 days of heart transplant. This risk can be sustained even with lower pulmonary arterial pressures. This retrospective study included 32,465 adult participants…

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