WILLIAM BENNETT BEAN, M.D.
In the first two parts of this study the underlying conditions predisposing to cardiac infarction, and the symptomatology of acute attacks were presented. In this paper the course, common sequelae and morphological data will be discussed.
Congestive Failure. The very important part played by congestive failure after coronary thrombosis has been studied carefully by Master and his associates.26 Evidence of "backward" failure appeared in the form of ankle edema in 55 per cent of these cases. In some it had been present before. In others death occurred before much failure developed. Enlargement of the
BEAN WB. INFARCTION OF THE HEART. III. CLINICAL COURSE AND MORPHOLOGICAL FINDINGS1. Ann Intern Med. ;12:71–94. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-1-71
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