What is included in long-term monitoring of cor pulmonale?

Updated: Dec 15, 2017
  • Author: Derek Leong, MD; Chief Editor: Henry H Ooi, MD, MRCPI  more...
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Patients with cor pulmonale generally require close attention in the outpatient setting. It is appropriate to regularly assess the patient’s oxygen needs and pulmonary function. Consider a formal program of pulmonary rehabilitation, as many patients benefit from this therapy.


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