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This book summarizes much of the current knowledge concerning coronary artery disease. The sections on the anatomy, embryology, physiology, and pathology of the coronary arteries are excellent. The clinical portions of the book contain a wealth of detail concerning both typical and unusual features of coronary disease, and reflect extensive experience.
The authors' clinical classification of coronary artery disease is of particular interest. They "distinguish between simple angina pectoris and coronary insufficiency; because the former is of brief duration and causes no injury to heart muscle, whereas the latter is more prolonged and may be followed by varying degrees of
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Coronary Artery Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1949;31:360–361. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-31-2-360
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;31(2):360-361.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease.
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