SAMUEL A. SHELBURNE, M.D., F.A.C.P.; HOWARD S. ARONSON, M.D.
SHELBURNE SA, ARONSON HS. TUMORS OF THE HEART. II. REPORT OF A SECONDARY TUMOR OF THE HEART INVOLVING THE PERICARDIUM AND THE BUNDLE OF HIS WITH REMISSION FOLLOWING DEEP ROENTGEN-RAY THERAPY(0). Ann Intern Med. 1940;14:728-736. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-4-728
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(4):728-736.
The first paper of this series1 included a description of the first reported case of a primary tumor of the heart recognized before death in a patient in whom there was no previous knowledge of tumor elsewhere in the body.(0) The diagnosis was simple and logical, the same reasoning being applied to a rapidly recurring sanguinous pericardial fluid that has been applied many times to a similar pleural effusion. In that report it was suggested that roentgen-ray therapy might have helped the patient had it been tried early. Curiously enough, as often happens in the practice of medicine, we soon
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