PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION IN CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE

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Abstract

ABSTRACT
Background: Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a common complication particularly of advanced chronic obstructive
pulmonary disease (COPD). It is directly related to reduced exercise tolerance and mortality. We conducted this study
to determine the frequency of pulmonary arterial hypertension in COPD and its correlation with disease severity in
hospitalized patients

Authors: 
Hussain Ahmad
Waqas Ahmad
Rukhsana Javed Farooqi
Shahid Iqbal1

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