Cigarette Smoking as a Risk Factor in Stroke

@inproceedings{Varma1988CigaretteSA,
  title={Cigarette Smoking as a Risk Factor in Stroke},
  author={Jayanth Rama Varma},
  year={1988}
}
To the Editor.— I wish to refer to the article in the Feb 19 issue ofJAMAby Wolf et al1concerning the relationship between cigarette smoking and the incidence of stroke. It is not surprising that the study found a significant relationship to stroke after age and hypertension were taken into account. It is further enlightening that smoking continued to be a significant independent factor in stroke and brain infarction after other risk factors were added. The hazards of smoking, the morbidity… CONTINUE READING

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