DAVID DAVIS, M.D.; BEATRICE STERN, B.A.; GERSON LESNICK, M.D.
The present study of the blood cholesterol and lipids in patients with angina pectoris of arteriosclerotic origin was prompted by the general interest in the relationship of cholesterol metabolism to the pathogenesis of arteriosclerosis. No systematic study of the cholesterol and lipid constituents of the blood in patients with coronary sclerosis is available in the literature.
There are, however, some studies on the cholesterol concentration in the blood of patients with arteriosclerosis. Bachmeister and Henes,1 in 1913, after a study of 13 patients with arteriosclerosis and of nine normal individuals, stated that patients with atherosclerosis in the stage of development
DAVIS D, STERN B, LESNICK G. AN ARTICLE CONTRIBUTED TO AN ANNIVERSARY VOLUME IN HONOR OF DOCTOR JOSEPH HERSEY PRATT: THE LIPID AND CHOLESTEROL CONTENT OF THE BLOOD OF PATIENTS WITH ANGINA PECTORIS AND ARTERIOSCLEROSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;11:354–369. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-2-354
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;11(2):354-369.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Coronary Risk Factors, Dyslipidemia.
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