oa South African Medical Journal - Historical perspective of myocardial infarction
|Article Title||Historical perspective of myocardial infarction|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Research Committee, Faculty of General Practice, College of Medicine of South Africa, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Sep 1975|
|Pages||1585 - 1590|
|Keyword(s)||Aetiology, Complications, Diagnosis, Historical perspective, Medical history, Myocardial infarction and Presentation|
The history of myocardial infarction ('coronary thrombosis'), a condition which was only recognised as a clinical entity in the 20th century, is reviewed up to the time of the introduction of the intensive coronary care units.
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