Circadian variation--increased morning incidence of acute myocardial infarction in patients with coronary artery disease.

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OBJECTIVE To examine whether a circadian variation exists in the onset of symptoms of Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) in patients with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and to review the characteristics of such variation. SETTING Patients with AMI admitted to the coronary care units of two teaching hospitals in the city of Karachi, Dr. Ziauddin Medical… (More)

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@article{Khan2003CircadianVM, title={Circadian variation--increased morning incidence of acute myocardial infarction in patients with coronary artery disease.}, author={M Safdar Khan and Salman Ahmad}, journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association}, year={2003}, volume={53 2}, pages={84-7} }