ARTHUR M. MASTER; THEODORE B. RUSSELL
The patient, age 47, Captain USN, was admitted 4 a.m. June 15, 1942, two hours after an attack of severe precordial pain. The Captain had been in the regular Navy over 25 years. He had had no major illnesses. His blood pressure had been about 140 mm. Hg systolic and 80 mm. diastolic. Close questioning revealed that two years previously the patient had experienced a severe upper epigastric pain relieved by bicarbonate of soda and that two months prior to admission he had many mild similar experiences. It should be noted that this naval officer had performed strenuous
MASTER AM, RUSSELL TB. ACUTE CORONARY ARTERY OCCLUSION WITH INTRAVENTRICULAR SEPTAL PERFORATION, BERNHEIM SYNDROME, AND SUPERIOR VENA CAVA OBSTRUCTION, DIAGNOSED CLINICALLY1. Ann Intern Med. ;22:440–447. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-22-3-440
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;22(3):440-447.
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