Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Cor Pulmonale Outlook

What to expect with cor pulmonale:

  • The outlook depends on the severity of the illness.
  • About 10 to 50 percent of patients will survive longer than five years.

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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