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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 596051, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/596051
Research Article

Right Heart Functional Changes in the Acute, Hypercapnic Exacerbations of COPD

1Respiratory Diseases Unit, ALS Respiratory and Critical Care Unit, School of Specialization in Respiratory Diseases, Sapienza University, Viale del Policlinico No. 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
2Department of Heart and Great Vessels Attilio Reale, Sapienza University, Viale del Policlinico No. 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
3Sapienza University, Viale del Policlinico No. 155, 00161 Rome, Italy

Received 17 April 2014; Accepted 25 April 2014; Published 23 June 2014

Academic Editor: Salvatore Rosanio

Copyright © 2014 Claudio Terzano et al. 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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