Gastroenterologia Japonica

, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 118–120 | Cite as

Abdominal pain (especially cholelithiasis) and ischemic heart disease

  • Eiichi Kimura
  • Hidemasa Okumura
Proceedings Of The 52Nd Annual Meeting : 1966— Tokyo Symposium : (II) Digestive Function and Circulation


  1. 1.

    A higher incidence of association of cholelithiasis and ischemic heart disease was confirmed in clinical as well as autopsied cases.

  2. 2.

    It is suspected that the relationship between two disease is more distinct if effects of various atherogenic factors are not marked.

  3. 3.

    Abnormal ECG findings can be improved by cholecystectomy.

  4. 4.

    The ischemic ECG changes are more frequently observed in the cases with more marked histological changes of gall-bladder wall.



Peptic Ulcer Ischemic Heart Disease Cholelithiasis Pulmonary Artery Stenosis Nippon Medical School 
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© The Japanese Society of Gastroenterology 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eiichi Kimura
    • 1
  • Hidemasa Okumura
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineNippon Medical SchoolNippon

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