M.V. Rishko, O.O. Kutsyn.Specialities of ischemic heart disease in mountain conditions: prevalence of risk factors, specialities of adaptation, morbidity and mortality.

The data on prevalence of risk factors of ischemic heart disease (IHD) in mountain conditions, clinical implications of acute and chronic IHD, condition and frequency of coronary arteries involvement are reviewed. The authors performed analysis and described possible reasons of lower mortality rate due to IHD among highlanders.

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