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Severity of heart attacks in US may be declining

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7188.896a (Published 03 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:896
  1. Fred Charatan
  1. Florida

    Heart attacks in the United States may be becoming less severe, as measured by average size of myocardial infarcts and concentrations of creatine kinase, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's conference on cardiovascular disease epidemiology and prevention, held in Orlando, Florida, last week.

    Analysis of results from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) …

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