JAMES F. GAMMILL, M.D.; J. JERROLD APPLEGARTH, M.D.; CHARLES E. REED, M.D.; JOHN D. FERNALD, M.D.; ARTHUR J. ANTENUCCI, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Quantitative studies of hemodynamic changes following acute myocardial infarction in patients have not been performed until recent years,1 and the over-all experience is quite limited.2, 3, 4 In this series of 39 patients the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction was clearly established from review of the history, physical findings and serial electrocardiograms. The dye injection method of determining cardiac output as described by Hamilton and associates5, 6 was used, since it had been established that this was a safe and reliable method and could be performed without interfering with therapy and without moving the patient from his bed. In the
GAMMILL JF, APPLEGARTH JJ, REED CE, et al. HEMODYNAMIC CHANGES FOLLOWING ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION USING THE DYE INJECTION METHOD FOR CARDIAC OUTPUT DETERMINATION1. Ann Intern Med. 1955;43:100–119. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-43-1-100
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;43(1):100-119.
Acute Coronary Syndromes, Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Emergency Medicine.
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