ALFRED W. HARRIS, M.D.; SAMUEL A. LEVINE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
There has been little investigation of the exact type of cardiac patient who is most likely to develop cerebral embolism. Likewise little attention has been paid to the immediate mortality and subsequent developments of such a cerebral complication. The purpose of this study is to analyze the data available in a group of cases of mitral stenosis that had clinical evidence of cerebral embolism. It is not the purpose to investigate cerebral embolism that occurs as a part of bacterial endocarditis nor is it our purpose to study the dislodgement of uninfected mural thrombi such as may appear following coronary
ALFRED W. HARRIS, SAMUEL A. LEVINE. CEREBRAL EMBOLISM IN MITRAL STENOSIS(CEREBRAL EMBOLISM IN MITRAL STENOSIS*). Ann Intern Med. 1941;15:637–643. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-4-637
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(4):637-643.
Cardiology, Neurology, Valvular Heart Disease.
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