Arterial Compliance in Permanent Essential Hypertension: Preliminary Report

Simon, A. C.; Levy, B. I.; Weiss, Y. A.; Kheder, M. A.; Levensoji, J. M.; Safar, M. E.
May 1978
Angiology;May1978, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p402
Academic Journal
A case of pulmonary veno-occlusive disease in a 17-year-old Indian man appears to be the first case reported from Asia. Primary pulmonary hypertension was diagnosed on the basis of clinical and catheter data. The patient died shortly after catheterization. Histology revealed pulmonary veno-occlusive disease as a cause of pulmonary hypertension.


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