Print ISSN: 0253-0759

Online ISSN: 2413-4414

Author : Obied Yaseen, Yaseen


ISCHAEMIC HEART DISEASE AND RELATED RISK FACTORS IN MISSAN GOVERNORATE

Yaseen Obied Yaseen

The Medical Journal of Basrah University, Volume 23, Issue 2, Pages 40-44
DOI: 10.33762/mjbu.2005.46131

ABSTRACT
In this cross-sectional study 344 patients with symptoms or signs suggestive of ischaemic heart disease were admitted
to the coronary care unit in Al-sadder General Hospital in Al-Ammara city from August2000 to May 2001. The most
frequent complaint was chest pain (77.6% of patients admitted). Out of the 344) patients admitted, 306 patients (89%)
were found to have abnormal ECG changes of different, varieties and the remaining 38(11%) were found to have normal
ECG. The aim of the study was to shed light on the incidence and nature of ischemic heart disease among patients
admitted from emergency department to the coronary care unit with particular concentration in the risk factors associated
with the disease.