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Archivos de cardiología de México

On-line version ISSN 1665-1731Print version ISSN 1405-9940


SANTOS-MARTINEZ, Luis Efren et al. Inhaled iloprost, a selective pulmonary vasodilator. Clinical evidence from its use in perioperative pulmonary hypertension cardiovascular surgery. Arch. Cardiol. Méx. [online]. 2015, vol.85, n.2, pp.136-144. ISSN 1665-1731.

Inhaled iloprost is one of the most recent drugs from prostanoids group's in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. His place in pulmonary hypertension seen in the perioperative cardiovascular surgery has not been defined. In this review we analyze pulmonary hypertension group's susceptibles of cardiac surgery and its importance, besides the current clinical evidence from drug use in this context.

Keywords : Pulmonary hypertension; Pulmonary vasodilators; Prostanoids; Cardiac surgery; Mexico.

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