Case 13

Rajkumar Rajendram, Javed Ehtisham and Colin Forfar

in Oxford Case Histories in Cardiology

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Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780199556786
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753305 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 13

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A 54-year-old accountant presented to his GP with a 1-week history of intermittent severe back pain that radiated to his chest. He also felt ‘unsteady on his feet’. He had hypertension treated with ramipril 5 mg daily and smoked 20 cigarettes per day.

Chapter.  2206 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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