Opium consumption and coronary atherosclerosis in diabetic patients: a propensity score-matched study.

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There is a traditional belief among Eastern people that opium may have ameliorating effects on cardiovascular risk factors, especially diabetes; thus, it is widely used among diabetic patients. We attempted to investigate the association of opium consumption with coronary artery disease (CAD) in diabetic patients. A cross-sectional study was conducted on… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1280017

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@article{Hosseini2011OpiumCA, title={Opium consumption and coronary atherosclerosis in diabetic patients: a propensity score-matched study.}, author={Seyed Kianoosh Hosseini and Farzad Masoudkabir and Ali Vasheghani-Farahani and Saeed Alipour-Parsa and Mahmood Sheikh Fathollahi and Abbas Rahimi-Foroushani and Elham Hakki and Hamidreza Goodarzynejad and Hassan Eftekhar}, journal={Planta medica}, year={2011}, volume={77 17}, pages={1870-5} }