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Inhaled Nitric Oxide for Primary Pulmonary Hypertension in Pregnancy

Citation

Lam, Garrett K.; Stafford, Renae E.; Thorp, John M., Jr.; Moise, Kenneth J., Jr.; & Cairns, Bruce A. (2001). Inhaled Nitric Oxide for Primary Pulmonary Hypertension in Pregnancy. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 98(5, Pt. 2), 895-8.

Abstract

Background: Primary pulmonary hypertension is a rare and dangerous entity in pregnancy. Previous studies have found a 35-50% maternal mortality rate in the peripartum period. To date, most reports have described treatment of these patients with diuretics, digoxin, and calcium-channel blockers.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0029-7844(01)01549-6

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Author(s)

Lam, Garrett K.
Stafford, Renae E.
Thorp, John M., Jr.
Moise, Kenneth J., Jr.
Cairns, Bruce A.

Year Published

2001

Volume Number

98

Issue Number

5, Pt. 2

Pages

895-8

Reference ID

2595