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Further studies on the effect of meals on electrocardiographic pattern in patients with chronic ischaemic heart disease (angima pectoris) and normal electrocardiogram at rest.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  610995     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The study included 380 subjects divided into 3 groups. Group I comprised 148 patients with angina pectoris and normal resting ECG. Group II included 172 patients with angina pectoris and ECG changes (52 with changes of the ST-T at rest, 120 patients after myocardial infarction). Group III [control] comprised 60 young healthy volunteers aged 21--24 years. In all subjects the ECG was recorded in the morning before breakfast, and then 30 and 60 min. after breakfast. On the following day, Master's test I was performed in group I and III and when its result was negative, Master's test II was carried out. In patients of group I, ST-T changes developed after meals in 113 cases (76.4%) and after Master's tests in 118 cases [79.7%]. In group II, ST-T changes became more intense in 97 [56.3%]. In the control group, ECG changes developed after meals in one case [1.6%] and after Master's tests in two [3.2%]. It is concluded that ECG examination after meals may be a valuable diagnositc test of ischaemic heart disease in patients with normal resting ECG in the period without anginal attacks when contraindications to Master's tests are present.
Authors:
W Krupa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cor et vasa     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0010-8650     ISO Abbreviation:  Cor Vasa     Publication Date:  1977  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-06-28     Completed Date:  1978-06-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372614     Medline TA:  Cor Vasa     Country:  CZECHOSLOVAKIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  437-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Angina Pectoris / physiopathology*
Eating*
Electrocardiography*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged

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