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Main pulmonary artery diameter in combination with cardiovascular biomarkers. New possibilities to identify pulmonary hypertension in patients with severe aortic valve stenosis? - Minerva Medica 2022 Jul 13

Main pulmonary artery diameter in combination with cardiovascular biomarkers. New possibilities to identify pulmonary hypertension in patients with severe aortic valve stenosis? - Minerva Medica 2022 Jul 13

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https://www.minervamedica.it/en/journals/minerva-medica/article.php?cod=R10Y9999N00A22071301

Original Article DOI: 10.23736/S0026-4806.22.08167-8 Copyright © 2022 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA language: English Main pulmonary artery diameter in combination with cardiovascular biomarkers. New possibilities to identify pulmonary hypertension in patients with severe aortic valve stenosis?



Conclusions: The MPA diameter remains a controversial parameter for the detection of PH in patients with severe AS. Standing on its own, this non-invasive parameter may not be precise enough to detect PH accurately. Combining this parameter with several biomarkers did not provide significant additional information.