RUDOLF SCHINDLER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The material for the following presentation is based on the observation of 100 cases of cardiospasm (table 1). Eighteen cases were seen in Munich, one in Chicago and 81 in Los Angeles. Thirteen were not treated by me, for various reasons; the treatment was interrupted in three cases. Thus, 84 patients suffering from cardiospasm were treated by the method of brusque dilatation. All age groups were represented. In one of the patients the distressing dysphagia had started at the age of five; his cure was accomplished at the age of 25. The oldest patient was 87 at the time of
SCHINDLER R. OBSERVATIONS ON CARDIOSPASM AND ITS TREATMENT BY BRUSQUE DILATATION(OBSERVATIONS ON CARDIOSPASM AND ITS TREATMENT BY BRUSQUE DILATATION*). Ann Intern Med. 1956;45:207–215. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-45-2-207
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;45(2):207-215.
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