The acute effects of cigarette smoking on left ventricular function.

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Cigarette smoking is a major risk factor of coronary artery disease. Frequent repetition of an acute effect on the heart caused by cigarette smoking has been suggested as the etiology because of the increased incidence of myocardial infarction in cigarette smokers which drops to the incidence in non-smokers after cessation of smoking. This study of cardiac… (More)

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@article{Meaney1977TheAE, title={The acute effects of cigarette smoking on left ventricular function.}, author={Evan Meaney and Carlyle T. Smith and Valmik Bhargava and Luis Fernandez-Vega Cueto and Ralph Shabetai}, journal={Archivos del Instituto de Cardiologia de Mexico}, year={1977}, volume={47 6}, pages={684-90} }