Recent case reports have recognized chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CETPH) as an important complication of slow-flow vascular malformations.1- 7 This month's issue of the Archives features the first case-control study exploring the prevalence of pulmonary hypertension (PH) in patients with extensive slow-flow vascular malformations.
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