Clinical and Anatomic Features in Five Hundred Patients with Fatal Acute Myocardial Infarction
An autopsy series of 500 patients who died with anatomic evidence of acute Invocardial infarction is reviewed. The incidence of various clinical and anatomic features is presented. The clinical and anatomic features of patients who died from the first attack of myocardial infarction is compared with those of patients dying after repeated attacks. Similarly, various other features were studied, such as the time that clapsed between the onset of symptoms and death and also the presence or absence of old myocardial infarcts.
- © 1957 American Heart Association, Inc.