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Case 31

Rajkumar Rajendram, Javed Ehtisham and Colin Forfar

in Oxford Case Histories in Cardiology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780199556786
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753305 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199556786.003.0252

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 31

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A 75-year-old retired policeman consulted his GP after his wife noticed him to be breathless on exertion. His symptoms had started after a severe respiratory infection 3 months previously. He had been a heavy smoker but had stopped 15 years ago. He had a history of hypertension and raised cholesterol, but was not diabetic.

Chapter.  2381 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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