01 January 2015

Cor pulmonale. Short-axis section of the heart from a patient with idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension

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All credits to Vera Demarchi Aiello FPVRI, Pathologist-in-chief at University of Sao Paulo Medical School, in Sao Paulo SP, Brazil

Cor pulmonale. Short-axis section of the heart from a patient with idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension. There is severe hypertrophy of the right ventricle and bulging of the ventricular septum to the left.

 

Additional keywords: cor pulmonale,hypertrophy,remodeling,dilation

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