In chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (Group 4 of the classification of the WHO, World Health Organisation) pulmonary hypertension is due to the mechanical obstruction of the pulmonary circulation by thrombi (blood clots) that have progressively accumulated.
In this booklet by AIPI, Italian pulmonary patient association you will find information on:
- Diagnostic pathway
- Pharmacological treatments
- Surgical solutions: pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA) and pulmonary pulmonary angioplasty (BPA)
Download the AIPI booklet on thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension on the AIPI website at this link