Table 2

Patient primary diagnoses

N

Coronary arterial disease

27

Congestive heart failure

22

Valvular disease

12

Pulmonary embolism

5

Cardiac arrhythmia

4

Pulmonary infection

4

Aortic aneurysm or dissection

3

Idiopathic PH

3

Interstitial lung disease

3

ARDS

2

Cardiac tamponade

2

COPD

2

Obstructive sleep apnea

2

Other *

10


*Other includes: cancer, anorexigen drug use, cerebrovascular accident, end-stage renal disease, hepatopulmonary syndrome, kyphoscoliosis, prior history of lung transplant, malignant hypertension, scleroderma, and trauma.

Chan et al. BMC Medical Imaging 2011 11:7   doi:10.1186/1471-2342-11-7

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