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. 2016 Jun;71(Suppl 1):42-57.

A Review of Coronary Artery Disease Research in Malaysia

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A Review of Coronary Artery Disease Research in Malaysia

C S Ang et al. Med J Malaysia. .
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Abstract

Coronary artery disease is the major cause of mortality and morbidity in Malaysia and worldwide. This paper reviews all research and publications on coronary artery disease in Malaysia published between 2000-2015. 508 papers were identified of which 146 papers were selected and reviewed on the basis of their relevance. The epidemiology, etiology, risk factors, prevention, assessment, treatment, and outcomes of coronary artery disease in the country are reviewed and summarized. The clinical relevance of the studies done in the country are discussed along with recommendations for future research.

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