James R. Harper, M.D.; Alexander Harley, M.D.; Donald B. Hackel, M.D.; E. Harvey Estes Jr., M.D.
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Graphic, three-dimensional representation of actual pathologic lesions can be correlated with a high degree of accuracy with electrocardiographic changes indicating abnormalities in the major conducting tissues. By integrating two methods of anatomic-pathologic study, reconstruction of the atrioventricular node, common bundle, and major bundle branches with scaled representation is possible. The first technique involves a study of the vascular anatomy of the interventricular septum by injections of barium-gelatin mixtures and using enlarged photographs of X rays of the region of the atrioventricular node. The second technique uses scanning of continuous serial sections through the conducting tissue taken at 7-µ intervals, placed
Harper JR, Harley A, Hackel DB, et al. Conduction Disturbances Associated with Myocardial Infarction: Correlation of Pathologic and Electrocardiographic Data.. Ann Intern Med. 1967;66:1036. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-5-1036_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(5):1036.
Acute Coronary Syndromes, Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Emergency Medicine.
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