Progression of Coronary Arteriosclerosis in Nonoperated Patients
Coronary arteriosclerosis is a progressive disease. Degree and speed of progression in man can only be assessed by repeated angiography. There are only a few systematic studies with repeated angiography performed independent of the development of symtoms and signs in the patients (Palac et al. 1981; Rafflenbeul et al. 1979; Sturzenhofecker et al. 1981). Most studies were done on operated patients and on nonoperated patients with clinical deterioration (Bemis et al. 1973; Ben-Zwi et al. 1974; Bruschke et al. 1981; Gensini and Kelly 1972; Gensini et al. 1974; Kramer et al. 1981; Marchandise et al. 1978; Moccetti et al. 1976; Nash et al. 1974, 1977). Our study also belongs to the latter category.
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