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A 23-year-old female asked:

Would cardiac stress perfusion scan mra highlight pulmonary hypertension if this was present?

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Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 56 years experience
Probably not: A cardiac echo/Doppler study would show pulmonary HTN changes by viewing the right ventricular function , size and pressure. There are additonsl studies that can also be done. It is very important to know WHY you have Pulmonary HTN. If due chronic Pulmonary embolism it is a serious situation for which there exists very effective Rx. Other causes can also be treated. Consult your doc.

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Last updated Mar 16, 2016

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