Progression of the milking effect of the coronary artery.


Myocardial bridging and systolic milking may be involved in myocardial ischemia, myocardial infarction, and sudden death. We describe a patient whose milking effect progressed significantly over a two-year period. We conclude that bridging and milking effect can progress over a relatively short period. In those patients with prior reports of insignificant… (More)


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@article{Traube1981ProgressionOT, title={Progression of the milking effect of the coronary artery.}, author={Chani Traube and Shahrokh Rafii and Debra Greenfield and Rachel S Levine and Peter Fox}, journal={Chest}, year={1981}, volume={79 4}, pages={475-6} }