Successful palliation of primary pulmonary hypertension by atrial septostomy.

@article{Hausknecht1990SuccessfulPO,
  title={Successful palliation of primary pulmonary hypertension by atrial septostomy.},
  author={Matthias Hausknecht and Richard E. Sims and Michael R. Nihill and W R Cashion},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={65 15},
  pages={
          1045-6
        }
}
Abstract Primary pulmonary hypertension is an idiopathic disease characterized by a progressive increase in pulmonary vascular resistance with consequent pulmonary hypertension, right ventricular failure and death. 1 Several series have suggested that the findings of right ventricular failure manifested by high right ventricular filling pressures and decreased cardiac output imply a poor prognosis with death in less than a year. 2,3 We describe a patient who had rapidly progressive primary… CONTINUE READING

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