Fast Five Quiz: Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

Vikramjit Khangoora, MD


May 17, 2022

The most common presenting symptom of CTEPH is exertional dyspnea and exercise intolerance, likely owing to impaired cardiac output. With progression of pulmonary hypertension, other symptoms of right ventricular failure may appear: pedal edema, jugular venous distention, early satiety, chest pain, exertional lightheadedness with or without syncope, abdominal distention, and hemoptysis.

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