Prinzmetal's Coronary Spasm

Rex N. Macalpin, L. David Hillis, Eugene Braunwald

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To the Editor: Drs. Hillis and Braunwald are to be commended for their summary of the present state of knowledge about coronary arterial spasm.1 I noted two small errors in that article which, although they do not detract from the authors’ message, should be brought to the attention of readers for the sake of accuracy. First of all, the authors state that the original group of patients described by Prinzmetal and his co-workers were examined by coronary arteriography. This is not correct. Coronary arteriography was not available for that group of patients at that time. Prinzmetal et al. made their.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)317-318
Number of pages2
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Feb 8 1979
Externally publishedYes

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