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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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.
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