Atherosclerosis and Its Risk Factors in Japan

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It is known that the general characteristics of atherosclerotic disease in Japan are somewhat different from those of Western countries. Numerous studies intend to explain these characteristics from the standpoint of risk factors by the epidemiological studies. It is my purpose here to review some of Japanese studies.


Ischemic Heart Disease Cerebrovascular Disease Cerebral Infarction Atherosclerotic Disease Cerebral Bleeding 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1980

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  • Y. Goto

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