oa South African Medical Journal - Drug-induced heart failure in advanced pulmonary tuberculosis

Volume 48, Issue 57
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Advanced cases of pulmonary tuberculosis with congestive cardiac failure had been found to carry a high mortality when treated with streptomycin, isoniazid and ethionamide, so a trial was designed to assess the value of using an alternative regimen, consisting of kanamycin and ethambutol.

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