Orthopnea and pulmonary hypertension. Treat the underlying disease

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Abstract

We report the case of a patient with longstanding dyspnea upon reclining, who presented with severe right heart failure due to chronic alveolar hypoventilation. Bilateral diaphragmatic paresis was discovered. She recovered from her right ventricular failure with non-invasive mechanical ventilatory support.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)105-107
Number of pages3
JournalRespiratory Medicine Case Reports
Volume24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Diaphragm dysfunction
  • Right heart failure

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