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Acute coronary syndromes: Epidemiology [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2013; 41(1): 1-3

Acute coronary syndromes: Epidemiology

Alev Arat Özkan
Istanbul University, Institute of Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Istanbul, Turkey

Coronary heart disease is the main cause of death in the world as well as in Turkey. It’s not only a health issue but also a social problem with a high economic burden and negative impact on quality of life. The majority of deaths are attributable to acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and their complications.This review summarizes some important facts regarding ACS epidemiology in the world and in Turkey.


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Alev Arat Özkan. Acute coronary syndromes: Epidemiology. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2013; 41(1): 1-3

Corresponding Author: Alev Arat Özkan, Türkiye
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