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[...]passive smoking has been also shown to represent an important risk factor for coronary artery disease. [...]the incidence of coronary artery and cerebrovascular diseases in ex-smokers ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Chiara Bolego, Andrea Poli, Rodolfo Paoletti

Date : 15/02/2002 Item size : 414871 bytes

Abstract It is well recognized that insulin resistance found in patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Since its discovery in the 1920s, insulin ...

Cardiovascular Research, REVIEWS: FOCUS ON INORGANIC NITRITE AND NITRATE, Qiujun Yu, Feng Gao, Xin L. Ma

Date : 15/02/2011 Item size : 415186 bytes

Abstract In patients with pacemakers, hyperkalaemia causes three important abnormalities that usually become manifest when the K level exceeds 7 mEq/L: (i) widening of the paced QRS complex from ...

Europace, Review, S. Serge Barold, Bengt Herweg

Date : 01/04/2014 Item size : 323472 bytes

Ventricular automaticitySudden cardiac deathVentricular premature beatsVentricular tachycardiaVentricular fibrillationNon-sustained ventricular tachycardia Background An increased risk of sudden ...

Europace, Review, Rachel Bastiaenen, Velislav Batchvarov, Mark M. Gallagher

Date : 01/06/2012 Item size : 383507 bytes

The indications for and role of ultrasound techniques in these diseases are not well defined. [...]from a pathological point of view cardioembolic sources of embolism may be classified into three ...

European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, RECOMMENDATIONS, Mauro Pepi, Arturo Evangelista, Petros Nihoyannopoulos, Frank A. Flachskampf, George Athanassopoulos, Paolo Colonna, Gilbert Habib, ...

Date : 01/07/2010 Item size : 565081 bytes

Data from the initial examination in a large prospective study of cardiovascular disease in middle aged men (the British Regional Heart Study) were used to separate 7710 men into three groups on the ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, A N Phillips, A G Shaper, S J Pocock, M Walker, P W Macfarlane

Date : 01/11/1988

Aggregation of coronary risk factors in families of men with fatal and non-fatal coronary heart disease. Any increase in familial aggregation of coronary heart disease was invariably paralleled by ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, A M Rissanen, E A Nikkilä

Date : 01/10/1979

Three hundred and sixty-four men who survived a first episode of acute coronary insufficiency or myocardial infarction for 28 days were admitted to a coronary heart disease secondary programme ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, R Mulcahy, N Hickey, I Graham, G McKenzie

Date : 01/02/1975

By age 70, case fathers had a 6 times greater cumulative risk (a 36% chance) of dying from coronary heart disease than reference fathers, whereas there was only a small difference between case and ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, A M Rissanen

Date : 01/09/1979

The hypothesis that a family history of heart attack before the age of 60 years is an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease was examined in a random sample of 1044 men aged 40-70. Data ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, Y Friedlander, J D Kark, Y Stein

Date : 01/04/1985