GRACE A. GOLDSMITH, M.D.; FREDRICK A. WILLIUS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The importance of habitus in its association with certain pathologic states has been the subject of considerable discussion in recent years. The coexistence of obesity and hypertension has often been emphasized. It has been our clinical impression that many individuals who have coronary thrombosis are overweight, but no adequate statistics are available regarding this question. The tendency for abnormal degrees of arteriosclerosis and their premature manifestation to occur with unusual regularity in certain families, and the proclivity of angina pectoris to be a familial disease have been recognized for many years.
To investigate the importance of bodily build and heredity
GOLDSMITH GA, WILLIUS FA. BODILY BUILD AND HEREDITY IN CORONARY THROMBOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:1181–1186. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-8-1181
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(8):1181-1186.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease.
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