oa South African Medical Journal - Myocardial infarction - a hypothesis
|Article Title||Myocardial infarction - a hypothesis|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Cardio-dynamics, Addington Hospital, Durban|
|Publication Date||Jan 1970|
|Pages||123 - 125|
|Keyword(s)||Aetiology, Cardiology, Heart as a pump and Myocardial infarction|
The demonstration by pathologists of infarction without occlusion-particularly noteworthy in patients dying early in their Illness-cannot be explained by the classic concept of vascular thrombosis causing the necrosis, which concept can be viewed as a direct cause and effect process.
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