Hemodynamic changes in primary pulmonary hypertension. With special reference to prognosis Nariaki Kanemoto 1 , Hiroshi Sasamoto 1 1The Department of Internal Medicine, Tokai University, School of Medicine pp.1017-1021
Published Date 1977/11/15
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1404203126
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Hemodynamic changes were evaluated in 46 patients, collected from 25 medical centers, for whom a diagnosis of primary pulmonary hypertension had been made. They were divided into three subgroups from the prognosis. Group I contained 16 patients who died within 6 months from the time of cardiac catheterization. Group II consisted of 8 patients who died within 7 to 18 months. Group III contained 22 patients who survived more than 24 months from the time of cardiac catheterization. This study demonstrated the following :

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