J. SOLOVAY, M.D.; G. D. RICE, M.D.; H. U. SOLOVAY, M.D.
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Since the dawn of the twentieth century, many hundreds of stab and gunshot wounds of the heart in human beings have been treated surgically, but not until 1924 was a case with serial electrocardiographic tracings recorded.1 Heart wounds are still sufficiently novel that individual or multiple case reports continue to be published, but few of these contain complete electrocardiographic studies. It would seem that such studies might offer a method of determining electrocardiographic changes produced by localized injury to different portions of the human heart.
A patient with a stab wound of the left ventricle, who had repeated tracings made,
SOLOVAY J, RICE GD, SOLOVAY HU. ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC CHANGES IN STAB AND GUNSHOT WOUNDS OF THE HEART, WITH REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE*. Ann Intern Med. 1941;15:465–477. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-15-3-465
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(3):465-477.
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