Differences in metal content of the heart muscle in death from ischemic heart disease.

@article{Chipperfield1978DifferencesIM,
  title={Differences in metal content of the heart muscle in death from ischemic heart disease.},
  author={Barbara Chipperfield and John R. Chipperfield},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={1978},
  volume={95 6},
  pages={732-7}
}
In a group of patients dying suddenly from ischemic heart disease, the uninfarcted heart muscle contained significantly lower concentrations of magnesium, iron, and potassium and a significantly higher concentration of calcium than the heart muscle from a group of normal controls and a group of patients dying more than three months after a coronary thrombosis. The late death group had significantly lower concentrations of manganese and copper than the normal group, and a slight decrease in… CONTINUE READING

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