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Cigarette Smoking: A Risk Factor for Atherosclerosis in Childhood?

  • Mary Jane Jesse
Conference paper

Abstract

Three issues are pertinent in the discussion of cigarette smoking as a risk factor for atherosclerosis. First, the evidence which links the smoking of cigarettes to the development of atherosclerosis. Second, the relationship between cigarette smoking and the occurrence of coronary artery, cerebral vascular, and peripheral vascular disease. Third, in the face of positive relationship for the first two issues, what can be done to remove this risk factor from the population before it begins.

Keywords

Cigarette Smoking Peripheral Vascular Disease Cerebral Vascular Disease Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis Charity Hospital 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1980

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  • Mary Jane Jesse

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