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Myocardial contraction band necrosis in stranded cetaceans.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9651808     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The term contraction band necrosis describes focal hypercontraction and lysis of small groups of myocardial cells. Contraction band necrosis of the myocardium was identified in 100% of 52 whales and dolphins (cetaceans) stranded along the western coast of the Gulf of Mexico between April 1991 and November 1996. The myocardial lesions in the cetaceans were identical, both grossly and histologically, to those previously described in man and other animals. Such lesions may contribute to the high mortality rate in stranded cetaceans.
B S Turnbull; D F Cowan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of comparative pathology     Volume:  118     ISSN:  0021-9975     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Comp. Pathol.     Publication Date:  1998 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-09-15     Completed Date:  1998-09-15     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0102444     Medline TA:  J Comp Pathol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  317-27     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology, University of Texas, Medical Branch, Galveston 77555, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiomyopathies / mortality,  pathology*,  veterinary
Myocardial Contraction*
Myocardium / pathology*
Retrospective Studies
Survival Rate
Grant Support

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