DAVID M. SPAIN, M.D.; VICTORIA A. BRADESS, M.D.; GERALDINE HUSS, M.D.
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Recent studies on establishing criteria for the prediction of the development of coronary artery disease, investigations relating to the development of coronary artery disease in certain somatotypes, and reports of serum cholesterol levels, cholesterol/phospholipid ratios, lipoproteins in the form of macromolecules, diet and obesity in relation to the development of coronary artery disease have resulted in what appear to be contradictory data. These studies have also raised many questions concerning the mechanism of development and the problem of prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries. On the one hand, there are the proponents of the view that the
SPAIN DM, BRADESS VA, HUSS G. OBSERVATIONS ON ATHEROSCLEROSIS OF THE CORONARY ARTERIES IN MALES UNDER THE AGE OF 46: A NECROPSY STUDY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO SOMATOTYPES*. Ann Intern Med. 1953;38:254–277. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-38-2-254
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;38(2):254-277.
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