Potentially modifiable risk factors associated with myocardial infarction in China: the INTERHEART China study.

@article{Teo2009PotentiallyMR,
  title={Potentially modifiable risk factors associated with myocardial infarction in China: the INTERHEART China study.},
  author={Koon Kang Teo and Longjian Liu and Clara K Chow and Xian Wang and Shofiqul Islam and L Jiang and John Elsby Sanderson and Sumathy Rangarajan and Salim Yusuf},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2009},
  volume={95 22},
  pages={1857-64}
}
BACKGROUND Lifestyle changes associated with the rapidly developing economy increase cardiovascular disease (CVD), myocardial infarction (MI) and cardiovascular risk factors (CVRFs) in China. OBJECTIVE To assess and compare regionally, and with other regions of the world, distribution of the nine INTERHEART CVRFs, their relationship to MI and the CVD epidemic in China in order to determine how this may influence the future of CVD in China. METHODS Patients with first acute MI (n = 3030) and… CONTINUE READING
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