Medically unattended fatal cases of ischaemic heart disease in a defined population
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Medically unattended fatal cases of ischaemic heart disease in a defined population incidence during one yearin Stockholm, with particular reference to prevalence of certain previously diagnosed disorders, some characteristics of the last attack, and postmortem findings. by Bo Wikland

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Published by (Almqvist and Wiksell) in Stockholm .
Written in English


  • Heart -- Ischemia.

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SeriesActa medica Scandinavica. Supplementum -- 524
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Pagination78 p. :
Number of Pages78
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Open LibraryOL20313253M

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Risk factors for coronary heart disease in middle-aged men in Crete in Int J Epidemiol. ; – doi: /ije/ Voukiklaris GE, Kafatos A, Dontas AS. Changing prevalence of coronary heart disease risk factors and cardiovascular diseases in men of a rural area of Crete from to by: 8.   Crete has been of great epidemiological interest ever since the publication of the Seven Countries Study. In a well-defined area of rural Crete was studied, with only scarce signs of coronary heart disease (CHD) despite the unfavorable risk profile. The same population was re-examined twelve years later aiming to describe the trends of CHD risk factors over time and discuss Cited by: 8. 1 Global Burden of Disease Global burden of ischaemic heart disease in the year Colin Mathers 1, Thomas Truelsen 2, Stephen Begg 3, Toshi Satoh 4 1. Introduction Ischaemic heart disease (IHD) was estimated to be the 5 th leading cause of non-fatal burden in the world in , accounting for % of total YLD, after lower respiratory tract infections. Ischaemic heart disease is a condition in which the heart is not satisfactorily supplied with blood resulting in damage to the heart muscle. Ultimately, the heart muscle operates poorly over time. The disease is attributed to accumulation of plaque in the arteries which results in the narrowing of the vessels and the subsequent reduction in the.

Population Burden of SCD and Individual Risk Prediction. The total population burden of SCD resulting from CHD remains incompletely defined and debated. 4 Estimates of the total number of SCDs annually in the United States are based largely on retrospective death certificate analyses, 5,6 the American Heart Association statistical updates based on data from the National Center for Health. Despite the success of current medical and surgical management of ischaemic heart disease, a growing number of patients have diffuse obstructive coronary artery disease that is not suitable for coronary artery bypass grafting or catheter-based interventions. Defined surface markers such as CD and CD are used for immunomagnetic.   Cordiol., 25 () 82 - 9 B. Wikland, Medically unattended fatal cases of ischemic heart disease in a defined population. Acta Med. &and., Suppl. (). 10 World Health Organization, International Statistical Classification of Diseuses, Inju- ries and Causes of Death, (ICD, 8th revision), World Health Organization, Geneva, 11 G. Percent of office-based physician visits with coronary artery disease, ischemic heart disease, or history of myocardial infarction indicated on the medical record: %; Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: National Summary Tables, table 18 pdf icon [PDF – KB].

In the USA Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of death in people of both sexes (one third of all deaths). Mortality among men of the Caucasoid race is in the range of 1 to 10 in the age group from 25 to 34 years and almost 1 per in the age group from 55 to 64 years. Introduction. For some time the alcohol-heart relationship has been a controversial topic in heart disease epidemiology.1–3 The relationship between average alcohol consumption and ischaemic heart disease (IHD) is usually described as a J-shaped curve in epidemiological studies. Several meta-analyses have shown a protective association of some form of average alcohol consumption on IHD. Early detection of silent ischaemic heart disease by hour electrocardiographic monitoring of active subjects. Br Heart J. ; – Crossref Medline Google Scholar; 28 Schang SJ Jr, Pepine CJ. Transient asymptomatic S-T segment depression during daily activity. Am J Cardiol. ; – Crossref Medline Google Scholar;   Up to 70 % of all SCDs are related to myocardial ischaemia or subsequent infarction and heart failure. SCD in turn is the cause of mortality in up to 50 % of all deaths due to ischaemic heart disease. 13 In this article, we will focus on the prevention of SCD in ischaemic cardiomyopathy. Arrhythmogenic Mechanisms Specific to Ischaemic.