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Dr. Crawford points out that Edward Jenner, the same country doctor who developed the vaccine against smallpox, in 1778 was among the first to describe the pathology of the coronary arteries in angina pectoris. Two hundred years later the topic is still newsworthy and frought with issues yet unresolved. In this monograph, Dr. Crawford most enjoyably and thoroughly reviews the current morphologic state-of-being for ischemic heart disease in its most interesting historical perspective. From his own impressive personal experience with human cardiac pathology Dr. Crawford fears not, and refreshingly so, to take a stand on such controversial issues as coronary
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Pathology of lschaemic Heart Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1978;89:436. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-89-3-436_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;89(3):436.
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