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Myocardial ischaemia in infancy and childhood
  1. C. L. Berry
  1. The Institute of Child Health and The Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London


    Examination of 135 consecutive necropsy specimens has shown that ischaemic myocardial injury is not uncommon in infancy and childhood. The extent of the myocardial change has been assessed by a technique of staining with acid fuchsin, first described by Selye (1958). The significance of the findings is discussed.

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