Smoking as a Predictor of Atherosclerosis in the Honolulu Heart Program

  • Dwayne Reed
  • Ellen Marcus
  • Takuji Hayashi
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 273)


Cigarette smoking has been implicated in epidemiologic studies as one of the risk factors for clinical coronary heart disease. It is not possible to tell from such studies if smoking is associated with the underlying development of atherosclerosis or with the precipitation of acute occlusive events through some totally different mechanisms such as clot formation.


Cigarette Smoking Cerebral Artery Severe Atherosclerosis Coronary Arteriography Cigarette Pack 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dwayne Reed
    • 1
  • Ellen Marcus
    • 1
  • Takuji Hayashi
    • 1
  1. 1.National Heart, Lung and Blood InstituteHonolulu Heart Program, Kuakini Medical CenterHonoluluUSA

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