R. D. TAYLOR, M.D.; K. G. KOHLSTAEDT, M.D.; A. B. RICHTER, M.D., F.A.C.P.; IRVINE H. PAGE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
This communication is concerned with the results of study of the heart and to a lesser extent the circulation in the same two groups of patients considered in the companion paper (Corcoran and Page1) with the aim of achieving the differential diagnosis. It is worth reëmphasizing that the clinical pictures resulting from terminal Bright's disease and terminal malignant hypertension with renal failure are very similar. From these similarities and their differences in courses arises the need for objective and accurate methods of differential diagnosis.
There have been numerous studies2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 of the heart in
TAYLOR RD, KOHLSTAEDT KG, RICHTER AB, PAGE IH. DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF TERMINAL GLOMERULONEPHRITIS AND MALIGNANT HYPERTENSION. II. CARDIAC ASPECTS1. Ann Intern Med. ;21:765–777. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-5-765
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;21(5):765-777.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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