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Congenital Cardiac Disease: A Review of 357 Cases Studied Pathologically.

PAUL R. LURIE, M.D.
Am J Dis Child. 1963;105(1):121-122. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1963.02080040123024.
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The purpose of this work is limited, but it is most effectively served. A catalog of the autopsy experience of the Mayo Clinic with congenital heart disease is analyzed, compared with other large pathologic series, and discussed from the point of view of possible functional characteristics affecting length of survival. It provides a ready source of information as to incidence of individual malformations and combinations of malformations, including age at death, sex, incidence of bacterial endocarditis, and cerebral abscess.

The bibliography—50 pages of very fine print carefully arranged by subject—is of great value in the light of the burgeoning literature in this field. In this list are well over 20 of Dr. Edwards' own works, usually written in collaboration with one or more clinicians. He is well recognized among pediatric cardiologists as a pathologist who is sincerely interested in clinical problems. The comments upon pathologic physiology which make the book

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