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This small volume discusses the history, anatomy, pathogenesis and medical and surgical therapy of cardiac pain. Approximately 77 pages are devoted to text, 9 to illustrations, 24 to references and 27 to the index. About 11 pages in all are devoted to local block therapy for the relief of cardiac pain.
The author states that, in trying to distinguish somatic from cardiac pain syndromes of the chest, "we can no longer depend with certainly on transient electrocardiographic changes if the electrocardiogram was taken during an attack of pain, as it often is, since extra-cardiac pain induced, for example, by work-ischemia
Cardiac Pain.. Ann Intern Med. 1952;36:918–919. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-36-3-918_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;36(3):918-919.
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