'Smoker's paradox' in young patients with acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Chen2012SmokersPI,
  title={'Smoker's paradox' in young patients with acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Kang-yin Chen and Seung-woon Rha and Yong-jian Li and Zhe Zhu Jin and Yoshiyasu Minami and Ji Young Park and Kanhaiya Lal Poddar and Sureshkumar Ramasamy and Lin Wang and Guang-ping Li and Cheol-Ung Choi and Dong Joo Oh and Myung Ho Jeong},
  journal={Clinical and experimental pharmacology & physiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={39 7},
  pages={
          630-5
        }
}
1. Of the patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction (AMI), smokers are younger than non-smokers, which may be a major confounding factor causing 'smoker's paradox'. Therefore, in the present study we evaluated the 'smoker's paradox' in young patients with AMI.2. In all, 1218 young AMI patients (≤ 45 years of age), comprising 990 smokers and 228 non-smokers, were enrolled in the present study. In-hospital and 8 months clinical outcomes were compared between the smokers and non-smokers… CONTINUE READING

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