Rekha Manjhi | India

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Rekha Manjhi

Department of Pulmonary Medicine, VSS Institute of Medical Science & Research, Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha, India


  • Research   
    Frequency of Pulmonary Hypertension in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease-A Prospective Study
    Author(s): Rekha Manjhi* and Babul Kumar Agrawal

    Introduction: Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) is one of the common complications of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Echocardiography is a rapid, non-invasive and accurate method of investigation to diagnose PH. Pulmonary hypertension in COPD adversely affects survival and exercise capacity and is associated with an increased risk of severe acute exacerbation of COPD. Aim: To identify the different grades of pulmonary hypertension in COPD and the correlation between the severity of pulmonary hypertension with the severity of COPD. Materials and Methods: The present cross-sectional observational study was carried out at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science & Research, Burla, Odisha, India, from November 2015-October 2017. A total of 40 patients with clinical signs and symptoms of COPD fulfilling inclusion criteria were examined and diagnosed as the case of COPD w.. Read More»

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