Cardiovascular Diseases & Diagnosis

ISSN: 2329-9517

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Khaznadar AAJ

Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Sulaimanyia, Iraq

  • Research Article   
    Impact of Age on Risk Factors and Clinical Manifestations of Acute Coronary Syndrome: An Observation from Coronary Care Unit of Sulaimanyia, Iraq
    Author(s): Khaznadar AAJ* and Salh RWS

    Background: Acute coronary syndrome has been introduced as a major cause of mortality particularly in the elderly. ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction are two common types of acute coronary syndromes, which have been reported to be associated with some risk factors including age, obesity, hypertension and diabetes that can be utilized to predict and diagnose such disease. Objectives: The present study was carried out in order to examine the effect of age on risk factors and clinical symptoms of acute coronary syndromes. Materials and Methods: The present prospective study was carried out on 125 patients with acute coronary syndromes who were admitted at Coronary Care Unit in Sulaimani, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Their acute coronary sy.. Read More»

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