Burden of ischemic heart diseases in Iran, 1990-2010: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease study 2010

@inproceedings{Maracy2015BurdenOI,
  title={Burden of ischemic heart diseases in Iran, 1990-2010: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease study 2010},
  author={Mohammad Reza Maracy and Motahareh Tabar Isfahani and Roya Kelishadi and Anoosheh Ghasemian and Farshad Sharifi and Reihaneh Shabani and Shirin S Djalalinia and Somayye Majidi and Hossein Ansari and Hamid Asayesh and Mostafa Qorbani},
  booktitle={Journal of research in medical sciences : the official journal of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular diseases are viewed worldwide as one of the main causes of death. This study aims to report the burden of ischemic heart diseases (IHDs) in Iran by using data of the global burden of disease (GBD) study, 1990-2010. MATERIALS AND METHODS The GBD study 2010 was a systematic effort to provide comprehensive data to calculate disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for diseases and injuries in the world. Years of life lost (YLLs) due to premature mortality were computed on… CONTINUE READING

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