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Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease

Part I. Primary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease
  • Marcel Kornitzer
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 58)

Abstract

Atherosclerosis or better said athero-thrombosis is the pathological basis for coronary heart disease (CHD). Several epidemiologic autopsy studies have shown the correlation between prevalence of atherosclerotic complicated lesions and incidence of CHD at the population level.

Keywords

Coronary Heart Disease Serum Cholesterol Mild Hypertension Coronary Heart Disease Mortality Coronary Heart Disease Incidence 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcel Kornitzer
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Epidemiology and Social MedicineFree University of Brussels, Campus ErasmeBrusselsBelgium

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