Dr. J. Damodharan, MD*
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is common in the general population, affecting the majority of adults past the age of 50 years. The prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) is
No other life-threatening disease is as prevalent or expensive to society. Persons with CVD are likely to die from their
As a diagnostic category, CVD includes three major areas:
Also of interest, and of increasing importance, are chronic arrhythmias, electrocardiographic abnormalities, and left ventricular hypertrophy, established by electrocardiography or echocardiography.
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