Clinical significance of silent myocardial ischemia

  • A. Maseri
Conference paper


The growing awareness of the possible occurrence of painless myocardial ischemia is beginning to influence our clinical practice. However, while in some quarters physicians are still perplexed by this entity and are inclined to disregard it, in others, the pendulum is swinging too far in the opposite direction, particularly in terms of diagnosis.



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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Maseri
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiovascular unit, Royal Postgraduate Medical SchoolHammersmith HospitalLondonEngland

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