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Angina and Heart Attacks: Overview

  • Clive Handler
  • Gerry Coghlan

Abstract

Cardiovascular disease is the main cause of death and disability in the developed world. Most men and women in developed countries will die from coronary heart disease rather than from cancer, AIDS, infections, or other diseases.Within a few years, it will also be biggest cause of death in young people.

Keywords

Coronary Heart Disease High Blood Pressure Heart Attack Coronary Disease Heart Muscle 
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Copyright information

© Springer 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Clive Handler
    • 1
  • Gerry Coghlan
    • 2
  1. 1.Consultant Cardiologist The National Pulmonary Hypertension UnitThe Royal Free HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Consultant Cardiologist Department of CardiologyThe Royal Free HospitalLondonUK

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