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Entstehung, Erkennung, Beurteilung und Behandlung der Herzschmerzanfälle.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1955;96(1):135-136. doi:10.1001/archinte.1955.04430010149020.
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This book presents an elegant discussion from theoretical as well as the practical viewpoints of a subject which seems to gain more and more importance in our turbulent times.

It also deals in full with the problems of coronary occlusion (myocardial infarction), which is not made clear in its title.

The author looks back on 20 years of experimental and clinical experience. Dr. Hauss' style makes enjoyable reading, and what he has to say is instructive and should prove to be very helpful to any physician. Pictures, tables, and diagrams are of excellent clarity in technical and descriptional respects.

The rare causes of heart pain are discussed, as, for instance, myocarditis, tetany, hypoglycemia, pheochromocytoma, inflammation of the coronary arteries, etc.

Of particular interest is what the author calls "the acute syndrome"; fever, leucocytosis with left shift and eosinopenia, high sedimentation rate, albumin-globulin reversal, hyperglycemia, and elevated NPN. Although most of


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