[Morphological types of cardiomyocyte loss in acute myocardial infarct in ischemic heart disease patients].


Histologic and polarization-microscopic studies of the cardiac infarct area in 64 persons who had died several hours to 3 weeks following an angina attack led to the identification of three types of dying for cardiac muscle cells on the basis of a morphologic criterion (state of myofibrils), described as relaxational, contractional, and lytic, respectively… (More)