1. Optical coherence tomography reveals the mechanisms of balloon pulmonary angioplasty in inoperable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

    Optical coherence tomography reveals the mechanisms of balloon pulmonary angioplasty in inoperable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

    A 76-year-old female patient with chronic thrombo-embolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) as a result of previous pulmonary embolism was admitted for balloon pulmonary angioplasty. Right heart catheterization showed mean pulmonary artery pressure of 61 mm Hg. Selective pulmonary angiography revealed subtotal occlusion of the A8 segmental branch of the left pulmonary

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