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Electrocardiographic Exigency

A 23 year-old man had an episode of syncope at home. He is in severe respiratory distress, extremely pale, dripping with sweat. ECG Exigency
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Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension (PHT) is present when mean pulmonary artery pressure exceeds 25 mm Hg at rest or 30 mm Hg with exercise. Primary PHT is a relatively rare idiopathic condition; Secondary PHT is usually due to cardiac or respiratory cause