Atherosclerosis in coronary artery and aorta in a semi-urban population by applying modified American Heart Association classification of atherosclerosis: An autopsy study

@article{Thej2012AtherosclerosisIC,
  title={Atherosclerosis in coronary artery and aorta in a semi-urban population by applying modified American Heart Association classification of atherosclerosis: An autopsy study},
  author={M. J. Thej and Raju Kalyani and Jayaramaiah Kiran},
  journal={Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={3},
  pages={265 - 271}
}
  • M. J. Thej, Raju Kalyani, Jayaramaiah Kiran
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research
  • Background: Ischemic heart disease (IHD) following atherosclerosis is a giant killer and the incidence of atherosclerosis in coronary arteries is rapidly increasing among Indians. The study was formulated to assess the histomorphological atherosclerotic changes in aorta and coronary arteries at autopsy by applying the modified American Heart Association classification of atherosclerosis based on morphological descriptions to find out the age and sex related prevalence of atherosclerosis in the… CONTINUE READING

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