Primary pulmonary hypertension in children: clinical characterization and survival.

@article{Sandoval1995PrimaryPH,
  title={Primary pulmonary hypertension in children: clinical characterization and survival.},
  author={Julio Sandoval and O Bauerle and Alfredo Gomez and Alberto Palomar and Mar{\'i}a Luisa Mart{\'i}nez Guerra and Mar{\'i}a Elena Yuriko Furuya},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={466-74}
}
OBJECTIVES This study characterized mortality in a group of Mexican children (n = 18, mean [+/- SD] age 9.9 +/- 3 years) with primary pulmonary hypertension and investigated the factors associated with their survival. BACKGROUND Primary pulmonary hypertension is a progressive, fatal disease of unknown cause. Establishing the diagnosis earlier in life may influence prognosis. METHODS A dynamic cohort of children with primary pulmonary hypertension were enrolled between December 1977 and May… CONTINUE READING