Synopsis: Exercise intolerance and blunted cardiac output response to exercise in pulmonary hypertension is related to an impaired right ventricular exertional contractile reserve.
Source: Spruijt OA, Man FS, Groepenhoff H, et al. The effects of exercise on right ventricular contractility and right ventricular-arterial coupling in pulmonary hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015; 191:1050-1057.
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