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Eisenmenger Complex (Eisenmenger's Syndrome)

A condition associated with VENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECT and other congenital heart defects that allow the mixing of pulmonary and systemic circulation, increase blood flow into the lung, and subsequent responses to low oxygen in blood. This complex is characterized by progressive PULMONARY HYPERTENSION; HYPERTROPHY of the RIGHT VENTRICLE; CYANOSIS; and ERYTHROCYTOSIS.
Also Known As:
Eisenmenger's Syndrome; Syndrome, Eisenmenger; Eisenmengers Syndrome; Eisenmenger's Complex; Complex, Eisenmenger; Complex, Eisenmenger's; Eisenmengers Complex; Syndrome, Eisenmenger's; Eisenmenger Syndrome
Networked: 394 relevant articles (27 outcomes, 36 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Heart Diseases (Heart Disease)
2. Pulmonary Hypertension (Ayerza Syndrome)
3. Atrial Heart Septal Defects (Atrial Septal Defect)
4. Ventricular Heart Septal Defects (Ventricular Septal Defect)
5. Down Syndrome (Down's Syndrome)

Experts

1. Gatzoulis, Michael A: 16 articles (12/2015 - 07/2006)
2. Dimopoulos, Konstantinos: 11 articles (12/2015 - 08/2007)
3. Diller, Gerhard-Paul: 10 articles (12/2015 - 02/2007)
4. Wort, Stephen J: 7 articles (12/2015 - 06/2008)
5. Beghetti, Maurice: 7 articles (01/2014 - 02/2005)
6. Swan, Lorna: 6 articles (01/2015 - 01/2010)
7. Schulze-Neick, Ingram: 5 articles (09/2014 - 10/2005)
8. Galiè, Nazzareno: 5 articles (03/2014 - 07/2006)
9. Giannakoulas, Georgios: 5 articles (05/2012 - 01/2010)
10. Oechslin, Erwin: 5 articles (11/2010 - 10/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Eisenmenger Complex:
1. bosentan (Tracleer)FDA Link
2. Idiopathic pulmonary hypertensionIBA
3. sildenafil (Viagra)FDA Link
4. Endothelin Receptors (Endothelin Receptor)IBA
5. OxygenIBA
6. Iloprost (Ventavis)FDA Link
7. Type 5 Cyclic Nucleotide PhosphodiesterasesIBA
8. tadalafil (Cialis)FDA Link
9. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide)FDA Link
10. Endothelin-1 (Endothelin 1)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Heart-Lung Transplantation
2. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
3. Epidural Anesthesia
4. Hemodilution
5. Conduction Anesthesia (Regional Anesthesia)