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Balloon pulmonary angioplasty relieves haemodynamic stress towards untreated-side pulmonary vasculature and improves its resistance in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

EuroIntervention 2018;13:2069-2076 published online January 2018. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-17-00888

1. Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyushu University Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan; 2. Department of Clinical Radiology, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Fukuoka City, Japan; 3. Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine

Aims: Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is characterised by organised thrombotic obliteration of major vessels and small-vessel arteriopathy in the non-thrombosed vess

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