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Myron Prinzmetal - bibliography

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American cardiologist, born February 8, 1908, Buffalo, New York; died January 8, 1987.


  • M. Prinzmetal, E. Corday, R. I. Spritzler, W. Flieg:
    Radiocardiography and its clinical applications.
    Journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago, 1949, 139: 617–622.
  • M. Prinzmetal, E. Corday, I. C. Brill, A. L. Seller, R. W. Oblath, W. AS. Fligg, and H. E. Kruger:
    Mechanism of the auricular arrythmias.Circulation, 1950, 1: 241-245.
  • M. Prinzmetal, E. Corday, R. W. Oblath, H. E. Kruger, I. C. Brill, J. Fields, S. R. Kennarner, J. A. Osborne, L. A. Smith, A. L. Sellers, W. Flieg, E. Fanston:
    Auracular flutter.
    The American Journal of Medicine, Newton, 1951, 146, 1275–1281.
  • M. Prinzmetal, Rexford Kennamer, R. Merliss, T. Wada, N. Bor:
    Angina pectoris. 1. A variant form of angina pectoris. (Preliminary report).
    American Journal of Medicine, New York, 1959, 27: 375-388).
  • M. R. Prinzmetal, A. Ekmek, R. Keimamer, J. K. Kwoczynski, H. Shubin, H. Toyoshima:
    Variant form of angina pectoris.
    Journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago, 1960, 174: 1794-1800.
  • H. Pipberger, L. Schwartz, R. A. Massumi, S. Weiner, M. Prinzmetal:
    Studies on the mechanism of ventricular activity. XXI. The origin of the depolarization complex with clinical applications.
    American Heart Journal, St. Louis 1957, 54: 511-529.

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