Acta Medica Scandinavica

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January/December 1951

Volume 139, Issue S257

Pages 9–100

Currently known as: Journal of Internal Medicine

  1. Preface

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. PREFACE (page 9)

      Carl-Eric Friedman

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13191.x

  2. Introduction

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
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      INTRODUCTION (pages 11–12)

      Sir Thomas Lewis

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13192.x

  3. Earlier Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Normal Heart Volume (pages 13–14)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13193.x

  4. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight (pages 15–19)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13194.x

  5. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size (pages 20–21)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13195.x

  6. Myocardial Hypertrophy

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Myocardial Hypertrophy (pages 22–24)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13196.x

  7. Material and Methods

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Material (page 25)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13197.x

  8. Dilatation and Residual Blood

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Dilatation and Residual Blood (pages 26–29)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13198.x

  9. Material and Methods

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Material (pages 30–33)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13199.x

  10. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume (pages 34–36)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13200.x

  11. Determination of Heart Displacement

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Determination of Heart Displacement (page 37)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13201.x

  12. Original Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
  13. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death (pages 40–43)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13203.x

  14. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo (pages 44–45)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13204.x

  15. Errors of Methods

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Errors of Methods (pages 46–51)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13205.x

  16. Results of the Investigation

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Increase of Total Capacity and Myocardial Volume (pages 52–54)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13206.x

  17. Cardiac groups

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Cardiac groups (pages 55–64)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13207.x

  18. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy (pages 65–67)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13208.x

  19. Survey of the Cardiac Groups

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Survey of the Cardiac Groups (pages 68–79)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13209.x

  20. Discussion

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Discussion (pages 80–88)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13210.x

  21. Summary

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Summary (pages 89–91)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13211.x

  22. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. ABBREVIATIONS, SYMBOLS & STATISTICAL DATA (page 93)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13212.x

  23. Bibliography

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Earlier Investigations
    5. The Normal Size of the Heart Muscle Weight
    6. Postmortem Changes in Heart Size
    7. Myocardial Hypertrophy
    8. Material and Methods
    9. Dilatation and Residual Blood
    10. Material and Methods
    11. Radiologic Determination of Heart Volume
    12. Determination of Heart Displacement
    13. Original Article
    14. A Comparison of Heart Volume During Life and After Death
    15. Calculation of the Total Capacity of the Heart Cavities in vivo
    16. Errors of Methods
    17. Results of the Investigation
    18. Cardiac groups
    19. Relation between Dilatation and Hypertrophy
    20. Survey of the Cardiac Groups
    21. Discussion
    22. Summary
    23. Abbreviations, Symbols & Statistical Data
    24. Bibliography
    1. Bibliography (pages 95–100)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1951.tb13213.x

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