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After reading the proceedings of the 24th annual meeting, one is left with the impression that it must have been dull and uninspiring. The sessions were devoted to discussions on the alterations of the circulatory organs dependent upon age and sex. The upper age brackets were emphasized throughout, whereas differences in the two sexes received scant attention.
Treatment of the subject matter was systematic. The normal structure and architecture of heart chambers and muscular structure of arteries, veins and capillaries were discussed.
Discussions are included of circulatory function, elastic properties of vascular systems, electrocardiograms and chemistry of vascular walls. Most
Verhandlungen der deutschen Gesellschaft für Kreislaufforschung.. Ann Intern Med. ;51:630. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-51-3-630_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;51(3):630.
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