Noncardiac surgery in individuals with coronary heart disease.

B. Bunker, J. Fleury

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Abstract

Atherosclerosis is a pathological condition of the coronary arteries clinically manifested as cardiovascular disease, the major cause of death in the industrialized world. Coronary heart disease (CHD) and cerebrovascular disease (CVD), both of which are atherosclerotic diseases, cause more death, disability, and economic loss in the United States than any other disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)137-145
Number of pages9
JournalSeminars in perioperative nursing
Volume8
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 1999
Externally publishedYes

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  • Medicine(all)

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