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Can pulmonary hypertension be diagnosed through echo?

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Yes

Echo is a non invasive way to diagnose pulmonary hypertension.
It is use very frequently - other options include catheterization of the heart to measure pressure within the lung blood vessels/vasculature.

In brief: Yes

Echo is a non invasive way to diagnose pulmonary hypertension.
It is use very frequently - other options include catheterization of the heart to measure pressure within the lung blood vessels/vasculature.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Charles Burger
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: ECHO for PH

Pulmonary hypertension (ph) is often first detected by echocardiogram (echo) which estimates the pulmonary artery systolic pressure.
The diagnosis is confirmed by right heart catheterization which measures mean pulmonary artery pressure and resistance.

In brief: ECHO for PH

Pulmonary hypertension (ph) is often first detected by echocardiogram (echo) which estimates the pulmonary artery systolic pressure.
The diagnosis is confirmed by right heart catheterization which measures mean pulmonary artery pressure and resistance.
Dr. Charles Burger
Dr. Charles Burger
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