High cardiovascular mortality in Russia: role of alcohol versus smoking, blood pressure, and treatment

@article{Leon2015HighCM,
  title={High cardiovascular mortality in Russia: role of alcohol versus smoking, blood pressure, and treatment},
  author={David Andres Leon and Majid Ezzati},
  journal={Nature Reviews Cardiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={12},
  pages={740-740}
}
We thank Dr Sergei Jargin for his C or re s p on d e n c e ( C ard i ov a s c u l ar morta l ity t rends in Russia : poss ible mechanisms. Nat. Rev. Cardiol. doi:10.1038/ nrcardio.2015.166)1 on our Review (Ezzati, M. et al. Contributions of risk factors and medical care to cardiovascular mortality trends. Nat. Rev. Cardiol. 12, 508–530; 2015).2 We agree with Jargin’s concluding paragraph that a number of reasons explain why cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality is, and has been, so high in… CONTINUE READING
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