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A 50-year-old man with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and rheumatoid arthritis requiring chronic steroid therapy presented for evaluation of progressive dyspnoea. An echocardiogram revealed right ventricular (RV) systolic dysfunction and moderately elevated RV systolic pressure (47 mm Hg) (figure 1). A right heart cardiac catheterisation was performed and revealed moderate pulmonary arterial hypertension (PH). A chest CT with contrast was negative for pulmonary emboli. However, diffuse RV myocardial and focal …
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