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This photo was taken during a thromboendarterectomy for treatment of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). Surgery is the only definitive therapy for this condition, which occurs in a small proportion of acute pulmonary embolism patients.

chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) - Figure 1 - 60secondem









Photo credit: Sean Love/Figure 1 Medical Images

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1. Do you know when to suspect CTEPH?















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