Global burden of cardiovascular diseases: part I: general considerations, the epidemiologic transition, risk factors, and impact of urbanization.

@article{Yusuf2001GlobalBO,
  title={Global burden of cardiovascular diseases: part I: general considerations, the epidemiologic transition, risk factors, and impact of urbanization.},
  author={S. Yusuf and S. Reddy and S. {\^O}unpuu and S. Anand},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2001},
  volume={104 22},
  pages={
          2746-53
        }
}
  • S. Yusuf, S. Reddy, +1 author S. Anand
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Circulation
  • This two-part article provides an overview of the global burden of atherothrombotic cardiovascular disease. Part I initially discusses the epidemiologic transition which has resulted in a decrease in deaths in childhood due to infections, with a concomitant increase in cardiovascular and other chronic diseases; and then provides estimates of the burden of cardiovascular (CV) diseases with specific focus on the developing countries. Next, we summarize key information on risk factors for… CONTINUE READING
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