WALLACE M. YATER, M.D., F.A.C.P.; VIRGIL H. CORNELL, MAJ., M.C., U.S.A., F.A.C.P.
Considering the fact that only 47 cases of established complete heart block reported in the literature have been sufficiently thoroughly studied to be acceptable as conclusive, we believe that further careful studies of this subject are important. These 47 cases have been tabulated by Yater, Cor nell and Claytor.1 In nine cases the auriculoventricular dissociation was due to calcareous or fibrocalcareous lesions of the bundle of His. Together with fibrosis of the bundle or bundle and branches, fibrosis of the two bundle branches without lesions of the main bundle, and gummatous invasion of the bundle, this type of lesions constituted
YATER WM, CORNELL VH. HEART BLOCK DUE TO CALCAREOUS LESIONS OF THE BUNDLE OF HIS: REVIEW AND REPORT OF A CASE WITH DETAILED HISTOPATHOLOGIC STUDY1. Ann Intern Med. 1935;8:777–789. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-7-777
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