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Fifty-one papers previously presented at a symposium in Philadelphia. Topics covered include pathogenesis (biochemical, histologic, epidemiologic, emotional factors); hyperlipidemia especially in relation to hormones, diet, and drugs; coronary artery disease (natural history, diagnosis, treatment); renovascular hypertension; and cerebrovascular and peripheral-vascular insufficiency. The papers vary widely in coverage and detail; some are very adequate, but others are sketchy. Some papers are rehashes that had been dished out elsewhere on the symposium circuit. All in all, this collection is a clinically useful survey of current research and practice in vascular disease of the heart, head, kidneys, and legs.
Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;68:272. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-68-1-272_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;68(1):272.
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