Association Between Body Mass Index and Age of Presentation With Symptomatic Coronary Artery Disease.

@article{Atique2016AssociationBB,
  title={Association Between Body Mass Index and Age of Presentation With Symptomatic Coronary Artery Disease.},
  author={Syed M Atique and Bruce Shadbolt and Paul Marley and Ahmad Farshid},
  journal={Clinical cardiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={39 11},
  pages={653-657}
}
BACKGROUND Obesity is increasingly recognized as an important risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD). HYPOTHESIS Patients with increased body mass index (BMI) present at a younger age with symptomatic CAD. METHODS We analyzed data on 2137 consecutive patients admitted for treatment of CAD proven on angiography from 2010 to 2013, excluding those… CONTINUE READING