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Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Pulmonary Arterial and Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

Keusch, S., Hildenbrand, F.F., Bollmann, T., Halank, M., Held, Matthias, Kaiser, Ralf, Kovacs, Gabor, Lange, Tobias J. and Ulrich, S. (2014) Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Pulmonary Arterial and Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension. Respiration 88, pp. 38-45.

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Background: Animal studies and data from a single-center study suggest that tobacco smoke exposure may be a risk factor for precapillary pulmonary hypertension (PH). Objective: We aimed to survey tobacco smoke exposure in a large PH collective and to compare it with epidemiological data from healthy subjects. Methods: This is an international, multicenter, case-control study including patients ...


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Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Innere Medizin II
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Keywords:Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, Pulmonary hypertension, Pulmonary arterial hypertension, Tobacco smoke, Smoking, Risk factor
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:40776
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