Risk factors for sudden and non-sudden coronary death.

@article{Suhonen1988RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for sudden and non-sudden coronary death.},
  author={O Suhonen and Antti R Reunanen and Paul Knekt and Arpo R J Aromaa},
  journal={Acta medica Scandinavica},
  year={1988},
  volume={223 1},
  pages={
          19-25
        }
}
The impact of risk factors for sudden and non-sudden coronary death was investigated in 3,589 Finnish men aged 40-59 years at entry from a prospective population survey. During a mean follow-up time of 11 years, 234 coronary deaths occurred, 150 of which were sudden, i.e. ensuing within 1 hour of the onset of symptoms. The severity of the manifestations of CHD at baseline investigation appeared to be a powerful predictor of sudden coronary death. Smoking and high serum cholesterol were… CONTINUE READING
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