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Canadian Respiratory Journal
Volume 17, Issue 6, Pages 301-334
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/704258
Special Article

Diagnostic Evaluation and Management of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: A Clinical Practice Guideline

Sanjay Mehta,1 Doug Helmersen,2 Steeve Provencher,3 Naushad Hirani,2 Fraser D Rubens,4 Marc De Perrot,5 Mark Blostein,6 Kim Boutet,7 George Chandy,8 Carole Dennie,9 John Granton,10 Paul Hernandez,11 Andrew M Hirsch,12 Karen Laframboise,13 Robert D Levy,14 Dale Lien,15 Simon Martel,3 Gerard Shoemaker,1 John Swiston,14 and Justin Weinkauf15

1Southwest Ontario Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic, London Health Sciences Centre, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
2University of Calgary Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Peter Lougheed Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
3Pulmonary Hypertension Program, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Québec, Université Laval, Québec, Québec, Canada
4University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
5Toronto Pulmonary Endarterectomy Program, University of Toronto, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
6Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montréal, Canada
7Centre for Pulmonary Vascular Disease, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, and Sacré-Coeur Hospital Respiratory Division, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Montreal, Montréal, Québec, Canada
8University of Ottawa Heart Institute Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic, Respirology Division, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
9Thoracic and Cardiac Imaging Sections, The Ottawa Hospital, Cardiac Radiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
10University Health Network Pulmonary Hypertension Program, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Division of Respirology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
11Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic, Respirology Division, Department of Medicine, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
12Center for Pulmonary Vascular Disease, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada
13Division of Respirology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
14Pulmonary Hypertension Program, Respirology Division, Vancouver General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
15University of Alberta Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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How to Cite this Article

Sanjay Mehta, Doug Helmersen, Steeve Provencher, et al., “Diagnostic Evaluation and Management of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: A Clinical Practice Guideline,” Canadian Respiratory Journal, vol. 17, no. 6, pp. 301-334, 2010. https://doi.org/10.1155/2010/704258.