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Children 2017, 4(10), 92; doi:10.3390/children4100092

Pediatric Perioperative Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Case-Based Primer

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Division of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
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Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
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Received: 2 August 2017 / Revised: 12 October 2017 / Accepted: 17 October 2017 / Published: 24 October 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue New Trend in Pediatric Cardiology: Pulmonary Hypertension)
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The perioperative period is an extremely tenuous time for the pediatric patient with pulmonary arterial hypertension. This article will discuss a multidisciplinary approach to preoperative planning, the importance of early identification of pulmonary hypertensive crises, and practical strategies for postoperative management for this unique group of children. View Full-Text
Keywords: pediatric pulmonary hypertension; perioperative management; pulmonary hypertensive crisis pediatric pulmonary hypertension; perioperative management; pulmonary hypertensive crisis
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Shah, S.; Szmuszkovicz, J.R. Pediatric Perioperative Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Case-Based Primer. Children 2017, 4, 92.

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