Cor pulmonale in pulmonary tuberculosis: a preliminary report on 66 patients

Kapoor, S.C. (1959) Cor pulmonale in pulmonary tuberculosis: a preliminary report on 66 patients. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 6 (2). pp. 50-64.

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Abstract

66 cases of clinically diagnosed Cor Pulmonale in patients of pulmonary tuberculosis have been reviewed. The importance of electrocardiographic examination has been stressed. The possible reasons for an increase in the incidence of Cor Pulmonale in pulmonary tuberculosis have been discussed. The importance of control of secondary lung infection in compensated cases has been stressed, and the possibility of slowing down, or stopping, deterioration has been emphasised.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cor Pulmonale, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Diagnosis, Clinical Features
Subjects:Investigative Techniques > Epidemiologic Methods > Data Collection > Vital Statistics > Morbidity > Incidence
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Diagnostic Techniques, Cardiovascular > Heart Function Tests > Electrocardiography
Persons > Patients
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Cardiovascular Diseases > Heart Diseases > Pulmonary Heart Disease
ID Code:867
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:25 October 2005

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