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Mon, 15.08.22

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IMAJ | volume 24

Journal 4, April 2022
pages: 210-211

Starvation Genocide: Myocardial Infarction in the Lodz Ghetto

Summary

Medical records discovered after the liberation of ghettos in Nazi-occupied Europe are unique documents that report on the suffering of inmates, on ravaging infectious diseases, and on starvation-related organ degeneration and the resulting mortality. We offer a pathogenetic explanation for the scarcity of acute myocardial infarction in the Lodz Ghetto, Poland, 1941–1944

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