MILTON C. BORMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Calcified myocardial infarcts have been rarely found during life, and still more rarely proved at necropsy. Calcification in the heart was diagnosed during life by roentgen-ray in 1911 by F. M. Groedel.1 The first case thus recognized and proved by necropsy was that of Thomas Scholz2 in 1924. Cohen and Levine3 in 1937 reported the second case, which was also studied with the electrocardiograph. Parkinson4 in 1938 added a third case proved at necropsy. Ours, the fourth case, was first discovered by roentgen-ray, and was studied with heart tracings and the kymograph. White5 has stated that in rare cases actual
BORMAN MC. CALCIFICATION OF LEFT VENTRICULAR INFARCTION RECOGNIZED DURING LIFE1. Ann Intern Med. ;18:857–865. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-18-5-857
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;18(5):857-865.
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