Pulmonary Hypertension Diagnosis and Swan Ganz Catheterization

For diagnosing pulmonary hypertension, doctors can advance a catheter all the way into the area and measure the pressure that’s in the pulmonary artery. In this video from khanacademymedicine, shared in late 2014, learn more about pulmonary hypertension diagnosis with this illustrated clip. Also discussed is the Swan Ganz catheterization – how it works and how it can help with getting an accurate and faster pulmonary hypertension diagnosis.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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