A Retrospective Co-relational Study to Assess the Lifestyle Practices of Patients Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease

Manpreet Kaur, Harmeet Kaur


Coronary artery disease is the most common cause of mortality worldwide. It is a disease of arteries caused by accumulation of plaque within the walls of artery that supply blood to myocardium. Coronary artery disease has become the most common cause of mortality in the world. According to the Cleveland Clinic, around 13 million people have a history of coronary artery disease and 7.2 million have suffered from Myocardial infarction.

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