A critical evaluation of the roentgen criteria of right ventricular enlargement.

@article{Sussman1955ACE,
  title={A critical evaluation of the roentgen criteria of right ventricular enlargement.},
  author={M L Sussman and Gordon Jacobson},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1955},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={391-9}
}
We believe that right ventricular enlargement is "over-diagnosed" radiologically, and this becomes apparent when radiologic interpretation is attempted without the help of other data. We tested this impression in a study of 25 cases of tetralogy of Fallot and 40 cases of other types of congenital pulmonary stenosis. In these cases there was usually no right… CONTINUE READING