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Objective: To describe autopsy findings in fatal cases of high altitude pulmonary oedema. Study Design: Descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: The study was carried out between 1999 and 2002 at an army field medical unit in Baltistan, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi and Army Medical College, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Patients and(More)
PRIOR to the advent of successful reconstructive aortic surgery, abdominal aortic aneurysm was a condition for which there was no effective therapy. A review of a series of such cases by Estes,1 in 1950, was the first adequate attempt at delineating the natural history of this disease. Since that time, excision of aneurysms with replacement by homografts(More)
THIS follow-up study was undertaken to clarify the natural history of essential hypertension. Information of this type is indispensable to evaluation of therapy for this disease. Keith, Wagener, and Barker' in 1939 demonstrated the value of their classification of hypertensive changes in the retina as an aid to prognosis in hypertensive patients. However,(More)