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Pathology of ischaemic heart disease

  • M. J. Davies
Part of the Current Status of Clinical Cardiology book series (CSOCC, volume 5)

Abstract

Clinical interest in atheroma, as regards the heart, begins with the asymptomatic patient in whom there is sufficient intimal disease to allow angina, acute infarction or sudden death to occur. The prior detection of such individuals is, however, rarely possible other than they may, but not inevitably, be members of groups identified in epidemiological studies to have certain risk factors1.

Keywords

Acute Myocardial Infarction Papillary Muscle Ischaemic Heart Disease Stable Angina Atheromatous Plaque 
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