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Wallach and Boegatta's text can be usefully dissected into three parts. The first is an analysis of 509 autopsies in cases of rheumatic heart disease. The second is a critique of the first part and also of the methods of pathological investigations at large. The third is an essay on both the pitfalls in the pathological diagnosis of rheumatic heart disease and on the lesions which may simulate it. Each of these parts has its merits, and the ensemble makes for an unusual treatise.
Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 5 present a tabular analysis of correlations among pathologic findings. The
Rheumatic Heart Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1962;56:811. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-56-5-811_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;56(5_Part_1):811.
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