Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Heart

Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Heart

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...of the artery is very short, and it terminates about at the level of the junction of the second rib with its cartilage. For this reason the murmur of stenosis of the pulmonary artery is scarcely audible in the first intercostal space. The artery increases in size with age; as a rule, it is much larger than the aorta until old age supervenes. Narrowing Of The Orifice Of The Pulmonary Artery. Lesions of the right heart, particularly sclerotic endocarditis of the pulmonary orifice, had not been observed except upon the cadaver, so that its description was entirely wanting. One reason which prevented its ready recognition was the fact that it was supposed that cyanosis would occur in such cases; so that in 1869, when I had occasion to diagnose a remarkable case of this affection, I could find scarcely anything on the subject in medical literature. Cruveilhier's Atlas contains a description of this lesion,1 and I have collected a few others in the treatise' which I published in 1871. 1 Cruveilhier: Anat. pathol., liv. xxviii., p. 4. C. Paul: I)u retrecissement de l'artere pulmonaire contracti apres la naissance, de ses symptdmes, de ses complications, et particulierement, de la phthisic pulmonaire consecutive, Soc. Med. des Hopitaux, 11 Aout, 1871. The following is the history of my case: Observation LI. Stenosis of the Orifice of the Pulmonary Artery;. Hypertrophy of the Eight Ventricle; Closed Foramen of Botalli; Secondary Cheesy Pneumonia.--H. A, thirty-six years of age, entered the hospital July 16, 1869. He had an attack of acute articular rheumatism ten years ago; did not suffer from cardiac symptoms at that time; has had a cough for two years, and for three months a quotidian intermittent fever with nocturnal sweats. July 12th had an attack of...show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
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  • English
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  • 1236557751
  • 9781236557759