“Only the good . . .”BMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a2897 (Published 16 December 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2897
- Stephen Malnick, director, Department of Internal Medicine C,
- Sorel Goland, senior cardiologist, Heart Institute, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot 76100, Israel
A 50 year old man presented with retrosternal burning while walking up a slight incline, which resolved on resting. His medical history included, and he had a family history of coronary artery disease and was taking drugs for hypertension and hyperlipidaemia. Five years earlier he had had angioplasty to the marginal artery and a bare metal stent had been inserted.
On this occasion physical examination was unremarkable and …