Long-term arsenic exposure and ischemic heart disease in arseniasis-hyperendemic villages in Taiwan.

  title={Long-term arsenic exposure and ischemic heart disease in arseniasis-hyperendemic villages in Taiwan.},
  author={Chin-Hsiao Tseng and Choon-Khim Chong and Ching-Ping Tseng and Y L Hsueh and H H Chiou and Ching-Chung Tseng and C. -J. Chen},
  journal={Toxicology letters},
  volume={137 1-2},
The association between long-term arsenic exposure and peripheral vascular disease has been well documented in our previous epidemiologic studies. The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether long-term arsenic exposure could be associated with ischemic heart disease (IHD). A total of 462 subjects living in the blackfoot disease-hyperendemic villages along the southwestern coast of Taiwan and characterized by long-term arsenic exposure from drinking artesian well water was studied. The… CONTINUE READING
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