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Venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and pulmonary hypertension
Authors: Nakos, Georgios
Karachaliou, Angeliki
Kitsakos, Athanasios
Koulouras, Vasileios
Kostanti, Eleonora
Lachana, Alexandra
Papathanakos, Georgios
Papathanasiou, Athanasios
Stamati, Vasiliki
Tigkas, Stylianos
Tsagkaris, Iraklis
Reviewer: Armaganidis, Apostolos
Subject: MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > HEALTH SCIENCES > MEDICINE > CLINICAL MEDICINE > THERAPEUTICS > CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > HEALTH SCIENCES > MEDICINE > INTERNAL MEDICINE
Keywords:
Venous Thrombosis
Pulmonary Embolism And Pulmonary Hypertension
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Abstract:
Deep vein thrombosis and its common complication, pulmonary embolism, are often seen in critically ill patients, worsening their mortality and morbidity. In this chapter we refer to the diagnosis and management of patients with deep vein thrombosis and /or pulmonary embolism, as well as to the principles for the prevention of such conditions. Moreover, we refer to pulmonary hypertension, a syndrome induced by multiple causes and affects outcome of critically ill patients.
Table of Contents:
6.1. Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE)
6.1.1. Introduction
6.1.2. Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
6.1.3. Pulmonary embolism (PE)
6.1.4. Treatment of DVT and PE
6.2. Pulmonary Hypertension (PH)
6.2.1. Definitions
6.2.2. Pathophysiology of PH
6.2.3. Diagnosis
6.2.4. Clinical indicator for disease progress.
6.2.5. Management of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
6.2.6. Pulmonary hypertension due to left heart diseases
6.2.7. Pulmonary hypertension due to pulmonary diseases and /or hypoxemia.
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Linguistic Editors: Koutsouki, Spyridoula
Technical Editors: Giannakeas, Nikolaos
Type: Chapter
Creation Date: 2015
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License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/gr
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/11419/882
Bibliographic Reference: Nakos, G., Karachaliou, A., Kitsakos, A., Koulouras, V., Kostanti, E., Lachana, A., Papathanakos, G., Papathanasiou, A., Stamati, V., Tigkas, S., & Tsagkaris, I. (2015). Venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and pulmonary hypertension [Chapter]. In Nakos, G., Karachaliou, A., Kitsakos, A., Koulouras, V., Kostanti, E., Lachana, A., Papathanakos, G., Papathanasiou, A., Stamati, V., Tigkas, S., & Tsagkaris, I. 2015. Emergency treatment [Undergraduate textbook]. Kallipos, Open Academic Editions. https://hdl.handle.net/11419/882
Language: Greek
Is Part of: Emergency treatment
Publication Origin: Kallipos, Open Academic Editions