LOUIS A. KAPP, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Considerable interest has been shown recently in the question of causal relation of trauma to coronary thrombosis and myocardial infarction. The answer may be difficult and sometimes impossible, especially in preëxisting coronary artery disease, or in compensation claims, because of the unreliable histories often given by the claimants. Relatively few cases illustrating this relationship have been reported in the literature, and the views expressed by these investigators, based on variable criteria, are often divergent and controversial It is therefore felt that a review of the pertinent literature and a critical analysis of an additional number of such cases might be
KAPP LA. TRAUMA IN RELATION TO CORONARY THROMBOSIS: A CLINICAL STUDY OF 42 CASES OF CORONARY THROMBOSIS FOLLOWING TRAUMA OR UNUSUAL EFFORT1. Ann Intern Med. ;40:327–339. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-40-2-327
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;40(2):327-339.
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