Pulmonary Hypertension Diagnosis and Swan Ganz Catheterization

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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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