What is the role of echocardiography in the diagnosis of pulmonary veno-occlusive disease (PVOD)?

Updated: Oct 16, 2018
  • Author: Hakim Azfar Ali, MD; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Answer

An echocardiogram is an extremely useful initial noninvasive tool to assess right-sided pressures and to rule out left ventricular abnormalities and valvular heart disease.


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