Effect of Chronic Cigarette Smoking on Plasma Fibrinogen and Haematocrit

Aim: To observe the effects of chronic cigarette smoking on plasma fibrinogen levels and heamatocrit, along with hemoglobin, total leukocyte count and erythrocyte counts. Methods: A total of 102, apparently healthy subjects, of the age ranging from 25-35 years were included in the study. 72 smokers (36 heavy and 36 moderate smokers) and 30 non smokers with… CONTINUE READING