W. M. FOWLER, M.D.
Obliterating thrombosis of the pulmonary artery or its main branches is a relatively uncommon condition if those cases which occur as a complication of surgical procedures or the puerperal state are excluded. The incidence of the condition cannot be determined from the published reports which, for the most part, appear as pathological studies on single cases. Billings1 found 16 cases in 6200 autopsies, an incidence of 0.26 per cent, and included only those in which he felt that an embolic origin had been excluded. Six cases were found in 935 consecutive autopsies at the University Hospital. including those associated with
FOWLER WM. OBLITERATING THROMBOSIS OF THE PULMONARY ARTERIES1. Ann Intern Med. 1934;7:1101–1116. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-9-1101
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(9):1101-1116.
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