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Angina Pectoris. A Syndrome Caused by Anoxemia of the Myocardium.

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By KEEFER CHESTER S., RESNIK WILLIAM H..  (Archives of Int. Med.. , June, 1928; , p. 769.).

Ann Intern Med. 1928;2(1):115-116. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-2-1-115
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Although angina pectoris has been known for over a century and a half there is still a lack of unanimity regarding its cause. The authors give a very complete discussion of the symptomatology, pathogenesis, and pathology with a critical review of the prevailing theories of the pathogenesis, their chief effort being to prove that the condition described by Heberden has a definite and single cause, anoxemia of the heart muscle. "There is only one angina pectoris, the angina pectoris due to anoxemia of the myocardium. All others are false." So the authors paraphrase the aphorism of Huchaed, substituting the word


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