I. C. BRILL, M.D., F.A.C.P.; EDWARD E. ROSENBAUM, M.D.
A considerable literature dealing with calcific aortic valvular disease has accumulated since Mönckeberg's classic paper of 1904. For a complete bibliography and a review of the significant articles the reader is referred to recent monographs by Karsner and Koletsky1 and by Kumpe and Bean.2
The present report concerns itself with one of the manifestations of this disease which, although mentioned casually by a few writers,3, 4 has not received the emphasis it merits. We refer to the occasional development of severe, prolonged chest pain with shock and collapse, producing a picture clinically identical with that of acute coronary thrombosis and
BRILL IC, ROSENBAUM EE. CALCIFIC AORTIC STENOSIS SIMULATING ACUTE CORONARY THROMBOSIS WITH MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION1. Ann Intern Med. ;34:442–447. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-2-442
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(2):442-447.
Acute Coronary Syndromes, Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Emergency Medicine, Valvular Heart Disease.
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