W. R. LEVERTON, M.D.
This report and discussion is based on impressions gained from clinical observation, including a roentgenological and electrocardiographic study, of 416 cases of active tuberculosis and of 44 inactive cases. This series is believed to represent the largest group studied to date. It is unique because the average age of the patients is somewhat higher than is usually found in a sanatorium group. Approximately 25 per cent of the active cases have been observed over a period of two to seven years. During this period of observation, repeated cardiograms and roentgen-rays were made. Circulatory disturbances dominate the clinical symptoms and are
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LEVERTON WR. THE HEART IN PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS; ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC CONSIDERATION(THE HEART IN PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS; ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC CONSIDERATION*). Ann Intern Med. 1938;12:285–305. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-3-285
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;12(3):285-305.
Cardiology, Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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