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The aim of this study was to study the prevalence of different risk factors of coronary artery disease CAD in Patients who were admitted for angioplasty. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on 333 patients who were admitted with diagnosis as a CAD and candidates for angioplasty in Imam Khomeini hospital, Ahvaz city, Iran 2011. The prevalence of different risk factors was determined using descriptive statistics. Results: The prevalence of CAD risk factors in overall subjects were: 1 45.3% hypertension considering >140-90 mmHg; 2 34.5% high cholesterol >240 mg-dl; 3 27.6% diabetic mellitus >126 mg-dL; 4 family history of heart disease: 20.7%; 5 smokers: 19.9%. Conclusion: This data have shown the prevalence of IHD Ischemic Heart Disease risk factors specially about hypertension in patients with IHD was high, so could require urgent decision making to national control program of non-communicable diseases in Iran.

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Prevalence; Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factors; Ahvaz; Iran

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Assareh, A. , Cheraghi, M. , Nourizadeh, M. , Daeenejad, F. , Haybar, H. and Kiarsi, M. 2013 Distributions of ischemic heart disease risk factors in patients who were admitted for angioplasty in Iran. World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases, 3, 45-49. doi: 10.4236-wjcd.2013.34A007.





Author: Ahmad Reza Assareh, Maria Cheraghi, Mohammad Nourizadeh, Farzad Daeenejad, Habib Haybar, Mohammad Reza Kiarsi

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