J. H. ROGERS, M.D.
Attention has recently been called to the low incidence of coronary disease in various groups throughout the world. These groups include Orientals, some African tribes and American Indians, and possibly others. Attention has also been called to the low incidence of coronary disease which prevailed in countries of Western Europe during the war and immediate postwar period. In these countries, prior to the war (as now), coronary disease had presented a serious problem. These observations have been largely responsible for the present popularity of the dietary or metabolic concept of coronary disease, since a substandard diet, low in fat, has
ROGERS JH. TUBERCULOSIS AND CORONARY THROMBOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;47:78–80. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-47-1-78
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;47(1):78-80.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections.
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