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Savill P. Abdominal obesity post MI raises risk of recurrent MI or stroke.Practitioner May 2020;264(1837):7

Abdominal obesity post MI raises risk of recurrent MI or stroke

25 May 2020Pais-up subscribers

Abdominal obesity is an independent risk factor for a further myocardial infarction (MI) or stroke in patients who have already suffered a first MI, an observational cohort study from Sweden has shown. A total of 22,882 MI patients from the SWEDEHEART registry (Swedish Web-system for Enhancement and Development of Evidence-based care in Heart disease Evaluated According to Recommended Therapies) were recruited to the study.

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