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June 1948

Cor pulmonale: I. Congreso Nacional de Cardiologia, II. Ponencia.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1948;81(6):888. doi:10.1001/archinte.1948.00220240097007

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This book is an exhaustive study of cor pulmonale, with references to all American literature but which include British, French and German references. In addition to a well organized and excellent condensation of the literature, Dr. Codina-Altés includes his personal observations on 97 cases.

The author discusses the subject in respect to etiology, pathogenesis, clinical, radiologic and electrocardiographic findings, clinical course, diagnosis and treatment and includes separate discussions of acute and subacute cor pulmonale. Charts and roentgenograms from many of his own cases are appended.

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