Right Ventricular Hypertrophy of Unknown Origin: So-called Pulmonary Hypertension.


The following three cases are reported since they provide an opportunity for further defining the condition that has been termed primary pulmonary arteriosclerosis. It may be difficult to distinguish clinically from cardiac disease secondary to long-standing pulmonary disease. Brenner (1935) states that: " before the diagnosis of primary pulmonary… (More)