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To me the title of this very interesting book was puzzling, and I half expected to read a discussion of coronary insufficiency or impending myocardial infarction. But that is not what the book is about at all. Perhaps a more accurate title would have been "Pathogenesis of Coronary Disease." Dr. Osborn is a pathologist who has examined carefully and thoughtfully many coronary arteries in humans who died of cardiac disease, as well as accidents or other noncardiac causes. There are included examinations of 465 babies and an even larger number of adults who are classified in a novel way as
The Incubation Period of Coronary Thrombosis.. Ann Intern Med. ;60:169–170. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-60-1-169
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;60(1):169-170.
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