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#1 Jeannie McClelland

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Posted 05 April 2011 - 04:29 PM

Developing Pulmonary Vasculopathy in Systemic Sclerosis (SSc), Detected with Non-Invasive Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing. Previously undiagnosed exercise impairments due to left ventricular dysfunction (LVD), or pulmonary vasculopathy (PV) were common in our SSc patients. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing may help to differentiate and detect these disorders early in patients with SSc. Daniel Dumitrescu, PLoS ONE 5(12): e14293. (Also see: Pulmonary Hypertension Diagnosis)

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