LOUIS N. KATZ, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Coronary disease is one of the most important diseases afflicting mankind. As the medical profession has reduced infantile mortality, improved sanitation, developed antibiotics and learned to deal with epidemic diseases, there has been a constant shift towards an increase in the frequency of degenerative diseases, like hypertension, arteriosclerosis, cancer, and their sequelae. Arteriosclerosis is thus becoming an ever growing problem and it will continue to grow in importance as the population becomes older. Arteriosclerosis is not a matter of aging, though it is more common in the elderly. It is a disease which affects not only old people, but also
KATZ LN. A SURVEY OF RECENT DEVELOPMENTS CONCERNING THE CONCEPTS OF CORONARY DISEASE AND ITS MANAGEMENT*. Ann Intern Med. 1947;27:705–722. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-27-5-705
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;27(5):705-722.
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