Published in Cardiovascular Week, October 23rd, 2006
"Obesity has long been identified as a risk factor for coronary artery disease. However, the data evaluating outcomes in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) related to body mass index (BMI) are limited and inconsistent," scientists in the United States report.
B. Wells and colleagues at the Medical College of Georgia explained, "Patients (n=284) who were diagnosed with AMI at the Medical College of Georgia from January 1, 2003 to June 25, 2004, were included in this retrospective analysis. BMI, risk for factors for...
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