Ozone air pollution is associated with acute myocardial infarction.

  title={Ozone air pollution is associated with acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={J B Ruidavets and Maxime Cournot and Sylvie Cassadou and Michel Giroux and Mariam Papazian Meybeck and Jean Ferri{\`e}res},
  volume={111 5},
BACKGROUND Despite the diversity of the studied health outcomes, types and levels of pollution, and various environmental settings, there is substantial evidence for a positive link between urban air pollution and cardiovascular diseases. The objective of this study was to test the associations between air pollutants and the occurrence of acute myocardial infarction (AMI). METHODS AND RESULTS Pollutant concentrations (SO2, NO2, and O3) were measured hourly as part of the automated air quality… CONTINUE READING


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