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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 505274, 9 pages
Review Article

Obesity and Pulmonary Hypertension: A Review of Pathophysiologic Mechanisms

1Section of Cardiology, Heart and Vascular Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
2Department of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH 03755, USA

Received 3 March 2012; Accepted 18 July 2012

Academic Editor: David Allison

Copyright © 2012 Scott E. Friedman and Bruce W. Andrus. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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