Effect of Cortisone on the Size of Experimentally Produced Myocardial Infarcts
ARAN S. JOHNSON, SCHAYEL R. SCHEINBERG, ROBERT A. GERISCH, HARRY C. SALTZSTEIN
Circulation. 1953;7:224-228Originally published February 1, 1953
ARAN S. JOHNSON
SCHAYEL R. SCHEINBERG
ROBERT A. GERISCH
HARRY C. SALTZSTEIN
In a total of 57 dogs the anterior descending branch of the left coronary artery was doubly ligated. Cortisone apparently (1) reduced the area of residual fibrosis; (2) increased the vascularity of the heart.
- © 1953 American Heart Association, Inc.