Mechanisms of hypoxaemia in severe pulmonary hypertension associated with COPD

Lucilla Piccari, Isabel Blanco, Yolanda Torralba, Ebymar Arismendi, Concepción Gistau, Ana Ramírez, Elena Gimeno-Santos, Josep Roca, Felip Burgos, Roberto Rodríguez-Roisín, Joan Albert Barberà

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Abstract

Severe hypoxaemia, characteristic of COPD with severe pulmonary hypertension, is due to a combination of greater ventilation–perfusion mismatch, increased intrapulmonary shunt and reduced PvO2, with negligible hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction regulation
Original languageEnglish
Article number2300463
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Respiratory Journal
Volume62
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2023

Keywords

  • COPD
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Hypoxaemia

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