Hratch Kasparian, M.D.; William Likoff, M.D., F.A.C.P.; J. Stauffer Lehman, M.D.
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This study used arteriography and cinéradiographic techniques to determine whether orally administered ethyl alcohol or inhaled cigarette smoke exercised a dilating or constricting effect on the caliber of atherosclerotic coronary arteries.
Thirty patients with known coronary heart disease were studied: 22 had single or multiple past myocardial infarctions, 8 had angina pectoris with significant electrocardiographic indications of myocardial disease. In each patient visualization of the right and then the left coronary artery was obtained by the Sones technique using a 9-in. amplifier and was recorded cinéradiographically with a 35-mm camera. Fifteen patients were administered 60 cc of blended whiskey after
Kasparian H, Likoff W, Lehman JS. The Effect of Ethyl Alcohol and Inhaled Cigarette Smoke on the Caliber of Atherosclerotic Coronary Arteries as Visualized by Selective Arteriography.. Ann Intern Med. 1964;61:799. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-4-799_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(4):799.
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