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June 1928

ANGINA PECTORIS: A SYNDROME CAUSED BY ANOXEMIA OF THE MYOCARDIUM

Author Affiliations

CHICAGO; STAMFORD, CONN.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1928;41(6):769-807. doi:10.1001/archinte.1928.00130180002001
Abstract

CONTENTS  IntroductionDefinition of Angina PectorisPathogenesis of Angina PectorisPathology of Angina PectorisCritical Review of the Prevailing Theories of Pathogenesis of Angina PectorisCause of Pain in Angina PectorisCause of Sudden Death in Angina PectorisAngina Pectoris and Coronary ObstructionAngina Pectoris and other Types of Cardiac PainConsideration of Certain Problems Concerned with the Anoxemia Theory of Angina PectorisSummary and ConclusionsIn spite of the fact that angina pectoris has been known for over a century and a half, there is still a lack of unanimity regarding its cause. In this paper we will present a theory which, we believe, offers a logical answer to the problem. It is not our purpose to make any pretense at a comprehensive review of the extensive literature dealing with this question. We shall limit ourselves more or less closely to a consideration of those facts and views concerned

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